Event Telling Mrs Baker
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Venue St James' Hall (1887-1961), Sydney, NSW
First Date 12 June 1934
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description "Two drover mates of dead man attempt to convince his widow that his death was heroic and mourned for. Mrs. Baker is not deceived but allows his mates to complete their charitable deception."
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre One Act Plays
Subjects Death
Rural communities
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Leslie Douglas Actor
Bertha Lawson Actor
Myra Leard Actor
John Quinn Actor
Henry Lawson Author
Montgomery Stuart Director
Vance Palmer Playwright
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Adapted from Henry Lawson's short story of that name (1902). Presented in evening of Australian plays on occasion of birthday of Henry Lawson. Five Australian One-Act plays produced in programme in honour of Henry Lawson's birthday, proceeds to National Literary Fund.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian Drama Project (UQ) TELLINGMVP
Event Identifier 96660