Event Within the Law
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Venue Paramount Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Muriel Starr tour
First Date 10 January 1916
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Film of the current stage production. Shot primarily on stage at Theatre Royal Melbourne. Commercial results were poor. [Pike and Cooper, Australian Film 1900-1977, film 121].
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Film
Name Function Notes
E. W. Morrison Actor
Lincoln Plumer Actor
Muriel Starr Actor
Mary Worth Actor
William Joseph Lincoln Assistant Director
Maurice Bertel Cinematographer
Monte Luke Director
Bayard Veiller Playwright
William Richards Scenic Artist Art Director
William Joseph Lincoln Screenwriter
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information The story of a woman who is wrongly accused of stealing and sent to prison. Upon her release, she sets up a gang that engages in shady activities that are just "within the law". After the police try to entrap her, she is mistakenly accused again, this time for murder, but she is vindicated when the real killer confesses. Shot at: JCW Studio, Melbourne and Melbourne locations c.2–3 weeks c. late
Data Source
Source Description
Book Pike and Cooper, Australian Film 1900-1977 (121)
Event Identifier 114682