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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Unfolding Florence : The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst
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This film reveals the many lives of one larger-than-life woman: flamboyant design pioneer Florence Broadhurst. Born in outback Australia in 1899, Florence was a singer and dancer in Shanghai in the '20s and ran her own fashion boutique in London in the '30s, before sweeping into Sydney society as a painter and charity queen. But it was in her last incarnation that she really made her mark, shaking up conservative Australia with her bold, exotic wallpaper designs. Now, with her prints in huge demand internationally, the times have finally caught up with this glamorous, complicated, unconventional woman, whose brutal murder in 1977 has never been solved.

Notes

  • The promotional trailer for this documentary is available via YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIqlramFKkg&feature=relmfu (Sighted: 24/10/2012)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2006

Works about this Work

A Colourful Life and Legacy Ian Cuthbertson , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 18 December 2009; (p. 17)
Wallpaper Queen Meets a Sticky End James Jeffrey , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 November 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Unfolding Florence : The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst Katherine Thomson , 2006 single work film/TV
A Taxidermia Indeed : Stuffed to the Gills at MIFF Although Still a Little Miffed at Some Stuff Cerise Howard , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , October - December no. 41 2006;
Unfolding Tale Traces a Real-Life Fantasy Garry Maddox , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 July 2006; (p. 23)
Wallpaper Queen Meets a Sticky End James Jeffrey , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 November 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Unfolding Florence : The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst Katherine Thomson , 2006 single work film/TV
Unfolding Tale Traces a Real-Life Fantasy Garry Maddox , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 July 2006; (p. 23)
A Colourful Life and Legacy Ian Cuthbertson , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 18 December 2009; (p. 17)
A Taxidermia Indeed : Stuffed to the Gills at MIFF Although Still a Little Miffed at Some Stuff Cerise Howard , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , October - December no. 41 2006;
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