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Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Displaced Persons
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In November 1945, fourteen refugees arrive at the Sydney Quarantine Station. One member of the group is already dead and another is dying from an unknown and deadly disease.


  • Telemovie.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Form: screenplay
      1984 .
      Extent: 171 leavesp.
      Description: Typescript
      (Manuscript) assertion
      • Final draft issued: June 1984.


      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Local Id: H1279


      Held at: National Film and Sound Archive (aka ScreenSound Australia)
      Local Id: 384707
    • c
      ABC Television ,
      1986 .
      Extent: 95 min.p.
      Description: Colour
      Series: form y separately published work icon Australian Telemovies Australia : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 1986 6975246 1986 series - publisher film/TV

      A series of telemovies by Australian writers and directors, airing on successive Fridays nights in late 1986.

      Each telemovie aired under the umbrella title 'Australian Telemovies'. They shared no thematic connections within this loose anthology structure, though they did share crew members (excluding writers and directors): for example, Julian Penney worked as director of photographer on a number of the telemovies.

      Originally, newspapers presented the anthology series as six telemovies, but telemovies continued to air under this umbrella title until late November, for a total of nine telemovies.

      See also

      Canberra Times, 14 September 1986, p.11.

      Number in series: 7
Last amended 30 Aug 2017 10:01:53