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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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Crew

Director
Di Drew
Writers
Kenneth G. Ross
Producer
Alan Burke
Composer
Warren Abeshouse
Editor
Trevor Miller
Production Designer
Tony Raes

Cast

Sally McKenzie - Brandon Burke - Joseph Furst - Dorothy Alison - Desiree Smith - Michael Winchester

Production Details

Production Completion
1984
Genre
Crime
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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