Breaking the News
|Breaking the News|
|Directed by||W. J. Lincoln|
|Produced by||William Gibson|
|Written by||W. J. Lincoln|
|Based on||the painting by Sir John Longstaff|
|16 March 1912 (Melbourne)|
It is considered a lost film.
A prospector looks for a wife to live with him and eventually gets married. While he is in town, the mine floods and miners need to be rescued. The main scenes were:
The film was shot at Diamond Creek, near Melbourne.
- Mary Bateman, 'W. J. Lincoln', Cinema Papers, June–July 1980 p 214
- "GRAND EMPIRE THEATRE". Daily Post (Hobart, Tas. : 1908 - 1918). Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 6 June 1912. p. 7. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
- "ACADEMY OF MUSIC". The Examiner. Launceston, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 29 May 1912. p. 6 Edition: DAILY. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
- "Advertising". The Mercury. Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 5 June 1912. p. 6. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
- "GRAND EMPIRE THEATRE". The Mercury. Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 7 June 1912. p. 3. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
- Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998, p32
- Graham Shirley and Brian Adams, Australian Cinema: The First Eighty Years, Currency Press, 1989, p42
- Breaking the News at IMDb
- Breaking the News at National Film and Sound Archive
- Breaking the News at AustLit