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Witcombe details her research into the life of Daisy Bates. Witcombe was invited by Sir Robert Helpmann, on behalf of Katherine Hepburn, to investigate Bates' life with a view to developing a filmscript. (Hepburn intended to star in the film production.)

Witcombe uncovered previously unknown aspects of Bates' life that threw doubt on popularly held images of the iconic figure.

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    y The Weekend Australian 29-30 November 2003 Z1086279 2003 newspaper issue 2003 pg. 2-3, 12 Section: Books Extra
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