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Keane of Kalgoorlie, or a Story of the Sydney Cup

Keane of Kalgoorlie, or a Story of the Sydney Cup is a 1911 Australian silent film set in the racing and gambling circles of Sydney, based on a popular play by Edward William O'Sullivan and Arthur Wright, adapted from the novel by Wright.

Plot

Frank Keane is in love with Tess Morton but they have no money, so he decides to leave his home in Sydney and seek his fortune in the Kalgoorlie goldfields. Two years later he and his friends, including Harold Ross, strike it rich. But then Frank receives a letter informing him that Tess has married the villainous Gregory Harris.

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    author
    director John Gavin
    keywords claim dig married murder run serve spending money
    producer Herbert Finlay Stanley Crick
    productionCompany Crick and Finlay
    theme silent