Mr Meeson's Will

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Mr Meeson's Will
Author H. Rider Haggard
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publication date
1888

Mr Meeson's Willis a 1888 novel by H. Rider Haggard.[1][2] It was based on a well known anecdote of the time.[3][4]

Adaptation[edit]

It was turned into silent films in 1915[5] and 1916 (as The Grasp of Greed with Lon Chaney).

References[edit]

  1. ^ R.D. Mullen, The Books of H. Rider Haggard: A Chronological Survey Science Fiction Studies, # 16 = Volume 5, Part 3 = November 1978 accessed 13 December 2013
  2. ^ "Wholesale Plagiarism.". The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser (NSW : 1868 - 1931) (NSW: National Library of Australia). 4 December 1888. p. 4. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Origin of "Mr. Meeson's Will.".". Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser (Grafton, NSW : 1859 - 1889) (Grafton, NSW: National Library of Australia). 12 January 1889. p. 6. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "NOVELS THAT HAVE COME TRUE.". Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) (Traralgon, Vic.: National Library of Australia). 23 February 1900. p. 1 Edition: MORNING. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "ACADEMY PICTURES.". Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) (Launceston, Tas.: National Library of Australia). 10 February 1916. p. 6 Edition: DAILY. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 

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