A farcical silent comedy in which King Kut of Port Melbourne wages war on the Czar of Carlton. Highly theatrical performances include and Egyptian Busby Berkley routine in the Botanic Gardens by the king’s daughters and her handmaidens. One of the last silent features made in Australia.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)