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Issue Details: First known date: 1931... 1931 Night Thieves
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A seventeen year old swaggie accepts a lift into Brisbane in a rain storm, slips into a boat to sleep and is abducted by a band of villains who prove to be major thieves. Taken to a secret cave behind Point Lookout he manages to escape via an underground passage in time to lead an approaching police raid, during which the chief villain falls in a deep hole and is taken by a giant octopus. The young man survives, earns rewards for the recovery of the loot and is offered a job as assistant by the man who first gave him a lift.

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First known date: 1931
From 26 March 1931 to 21 May 1931
Last amended 23 Oct 2012 14:29:07
  • Brisbane - North East, Brisbane, Queensland,
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