E. Coulson Davidson's The Moon Child forms part of the Campbell Howard Collection of Australian Plays in Manuscript, a resource that provides a unique body of research material concerning Australian drama of the period 1920–55.
Play Length: One Act
Synopsis: Fireheart and Moonchild are lovers in defiance of Mohabie, who desires to wed Moonchild so that he can start a new race. Before Mohabie can take vengeance, the Bunyip arises from his pool. The monster protects Fireheart and Moonchild from Mohabie and predicts that from their union will spring a nomadic race to prey upon that of Mohabie's creation.
Setting: A valley surrounded on three sides by steep, wooded hills, whose crests are tipped with the gold of the rising moon.
SAPLING MAIDS and YOUTHS
BRACKEN MAIDS and YOUTHS
NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. [Two different versions in Campbell Howard Collection]
Details for description taken from the Campbell Howard Annotated Index of Australian Plays 1920-1955, compiled and edited by Jack Bedson and Julian Croft.
Data time period: 1920 to 1955
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