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Top End 'Houdini' single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 Top End 'Houdini'
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Escaping over the walls of Fannie Bay gaol for a temporary respite was a regular occurrence tolerated by warders in the 1950s and '60s, but this tolerance was tested to the limits by the frequent disappearances of one prisoner. Following the intervention of a respected lawyer, the prisoner finally served out his sentence, realising that this was the quickest route to freedom.

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Last amended 20 Dec 2010 11:03:57
Subjects:
  • Fannie Bay, Darwin, Darwin area, Northern Territory,
  • Darwin, Darwin area, Northern Territory,
  • 1950-1960
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