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form y separately published work icon The Singer and the Dancer single work   film/TV  
Adaptation of Old Mrs Bilson Alan Marshall , 1975 single work short story autobiography
Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 The Singer and the Dancer
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In the country, an old woman recounts her bitter memories to her younger friend, who is herself struggling with an insecure relationship with her boyfriend.

Notes

  • Armstrong received 'Old Mrs Bilson' from Alan Marshall, whose work she had adapted while still in film school. She adapted the story, in collusion with Marshall, by adding the new character of Charley, whose interactions with Mrs Bilson draw out Mrs Bilson's own past.

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Works about this Work

The Cinema of Alan Marshall Neil Rattigan , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November no. 17 2002; (p. 27-35)
The Cinema of Alan Marshall Neil Rattigan , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Folklore , November no. 17 2002; (p. 27-35)
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