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Advertisement, The Maitland Daily Mercury, 30 March 1911, p.2 (via Trove Australia)
form y separately published work icon Captain Midnight, the Bush King single work   film/TV   adventure   crime  
Alternative title: The Bushranger's Bride (US title)
Adaptation of The Bush King W. J. Lincoln , 1893 single work drama
Issue Details: First known date: 1911... 1911 Captain Midnight, the Bush King
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Edgar Dalimore, the son of wealthy station owner is tricked out of his inheritance by his cousin, Vincent Lennox. When is father is killed during a robbery (orchestrated by Lennox), Edgar is accused of the murder and is given a life sentence. He escapes with the help of Ned Harling (a bushman who worked for his father) and Ned's daughter Elsa (who loves Edgar). Despite Elsa's affections, Edgar is in love with a squatter's daughter Thelma Warren. A jealous Elsa betrays him to the police, but then changes her mind and helps him escape. Elsa comes forward with evidence that he did not kill his father. The killers try to kill Elsa but Edgar rescues her and in doing so clears his own name.

Exhibitions

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Notes

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Spencer's Pictures , 1911 .
      image of person or book cover 575655294837911288.jpg
      Advertisement, The Maitland Daily Mercury, 30 March 1911, p.2 (via Trove Australia)
      Extent: 2,000 ftp.
Form: screenplay
      1911 .
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Location: The Hanger Collection of Australian Playscripts
      Local Id: H1497
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