The Crime and the Criminal

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The Crime and the Criminal
Directed by Alfred Rolfe
Starring Charles Villiers
Release date
19 February 1912
Running time
3,000 feet[1]
Country Australia
Language Silent film
English intertitles

The Crime and the Criminal is a 1912 Australian silent film directed by Alfred Rolfe. It features the same railway collision as the climax in Do Men Love Women? (1912) which had come out only a few weeks prior. However the plots of the movies are different.[2][3]

The film was set in Sydney and the Kimberley.[4]

It is considered a lost film.


  1. ^ "Advertising". The Barrier Miner. Broken Hill, NSW: National Library of Australia. 3 February 1913. p. 3. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998, p 32
  3. ^ "Advertising". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 9 March 1912. p. 5. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "BROOK'S PICTURES". Forbes Advocate. NSW: National Library of Australia. 3 May 1912. p. 5. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 

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