'The murder of a young girl involves Ryan in a bewildering web of sexual intrigue and Julie's life is threatened.'
Source: Synopsis held in the Crawford Collection in the AFI Research Collection (RMIT).
The script held in the Crawford Collection in the AFI Research Collection contains the following character notes (excluding regular characters):
'ALAN TAYLOR Boyish 19 year old. Able to drive. Well-built, has boyish charm, but deeply and emotionally disturbed.
'WALTER TAYLOR Late 40's. A solid-built man, practical, appreciative of Australian art, architecture. Has built a big-time building business. Rough-edged but intelligent man. Able to drive.
'GRAHAM ANDERSON About 40. A very ordinary, sympathetic man, an accountant - but no indication whatsoever in voice or physical make up that he is also a homosexual.
'JOE COOK About 35. Very strong, muscular man. Has been a homosexual all his life, but no campness at all. Works as a builder's labourer for Walter Taylor.
'RHODA ANDERSON About 35. Gentle person, caught in a nightmare and trying to protect her husband. She loves him, has the courage to stand by him.
'YOUNG DETECTIVE He looks about 22. Cool, quiet, well-mannered and neat appearance.
'JACK HILL An untidy, heavy drinking, friendly gossip. Worked as an accountant with Graham Anderson. Small man with a big thirst.
'CILLA About 24. Willowy, but beautiful body. Has exasperating, untidy habits. Must have long hair of any colour.
'CHRISTINE TAYLOR About 23. Quite a pretty girl, slim, good figure, nice sense of fun. Must have long hair.
'MORRIE About 50. Walter Taylor's foreman. Tough exterior, gentle heart.
'NEIGHBOUR Woman about 40. Nasty gossip type.
'WOMAN WITH SHOPPING A mature woman, grateful for any courtesy.
'ELDERLY BYSTANDERS (2) An elderly retired seaside couple.
'WOMAN IN BLACK An Italian mama, swathed in dress, stockings, shawl. No lines, no movement.'