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The Hayseeds' Melbourne Cup

The Hayseeds' Melbourne Cup (Beaumont Smith, 1917) Beaumont Smith's Productions, wr. Beaumont Smith, dp AO Segerberg; Tal Ordell, Fred MacDonald, Harry McDonna, Gladys Leigh; comedy; 4000ft

This fourth in the Hayseeds series was the last of the 1917-18 group, and Beaumont Smith embarked on a variety of other productions before returning to the Hayseeds in 1923. The Hayseeds' Melbourne Cup was filmed entirely in Melbourne in November 1917, and opened at the Star Theatre on 18 January 1918. Pike & Cooper: 74.

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