The Hayseeds Come to Sydney

The Hayseeds Come to Sydney (Beaumont Smith, 1917) aka The Hayseeds Come to Town Beaumont Smith's Productions, wr. Beaumont Smith, dp AO Segerberg; Tal Ordell, Fred MacDonald, Harry McDonna; comedy; 4000ft

Dad takes the family to Sydney for a holiday after he wins the lottery. The film was shot in and around the city in May 1917, with scenes at numerous tourist landmarks, and the result offered 'more scenery than an average travelogue' (Green Room, 1 June 1917). Pike & Cooper: 70.


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