The Loyal Rebel

The Loyal Rebel

The Loyal Rebel is a 1915 Australian silent film directed by Alfred Rolfe set against the background of the Eureka Rebellion.


In 1854, a young farmer, Stanley Gifford, leaves his girlfriend Violet in England and goes to seek his fortune in the goldfields. Stanley's letters to Violet are intercepted by the villainous Pellew Owen. Violet's father, Major Howard, is blackmailed by Pellew Owen into giving him Violet's hand in marriage after Howard shoots a man in a quarrel over cards.


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    director Alfred Rolfe
    genre drama
    keywords arrest bank robbery eureka rebellion kidnap kill rescue wound
    productionCompany Australasian Films
    theme silent