Schippan Mystery, The (1984)
Documentary | 86mins | Completed
Sally McKenzie, Brandon Burke, Joseph Furst, Dorothy Alison, Desiree Smith, Michael Winchester
In 1902 Bertha Schippan, 13, was savagely murdered in Towitta, South Australia; her elder sister was condemned as the murderer. Public sympathy saved her from the hangman's noose. Did she do it to escape a harsh and spartan family life?
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