A Girl of the Bush
|A Girl of the Bush|
Still from film
|Directed by||Franklyn Barrett|
|Produced by||Franklyn Barrett|
|Written by||Franklyn Barrett|
Barrett's Australian Productions
|26 March 1921|
|Language||Silent film |
Lorna Denver manages Kangaroo Flat sheep station and is pursued by two men, evil Oswald and handsome young surveyor, Tom Wilson.
Lorna gives shelter to a baby that has survived an attack by aboriginals, but Tom thinks the baby is hers. This upsets Lorna who breaks it off with him.
Oswald is murdered and Tom is arrested. A Chinese cook reveals that the real killer was the father of a woman who had been seduced by Oswald.
- Vera James as Lorna Denver
- Jack Martin as Tom Wilson
- Herbert Linden as Oswald Keane
- Stella Southern as Grace Girton
- James Martin as John Burns
- Sam Warr as Sing Lee
- Emma Shea as Looe Toe
- D. L. Dalziel as James Keane
- Gerald Harcourt as Reg Howard
- Olga Broughton as Mary Burns
- Mick Huntsdale as Bill Tresle
- Tom Cosgrove as Bill's mate
- Copyright registration details at National Archives of Australia
- "Classified Advertising". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 8 July 1921. p. 14. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
- Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998, 105.
- "THE WORLD OF PICTURES". The Brisbane Courier. National Library of Australia. 26 March 1921. p. 12. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
- "Australian Production". The Sunday Times. Sydney: National Library of Australia. 1 May 1921. p. 22. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
- "New York Goes to Bed". The Sunday Times. Sydney: National Library of Australia. 17 April 1921. p. 22. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
- A Girl of the Bush on IMDb
- A Girl of the Bush at the National Film and Sound Archive
- A Girl of the Bush: Representations of Rural Women in Australian Silent and Early Sound Film by Anna Gardner