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Issue Details: First known date: 1969... 1969 Australian Plays
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Notes

  • A series of six teleplays screened at 9:00pm on the ABC. First broadcast on 29 October 1969 was the adaptation of Tony Morphett's novel Dynasty.

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form y separately published work icon Dynasty Tony Morphett , Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969 Z1391211 1969 single work film/TV
— Appears in: Camera Three : Three Plays for Television 1972; (p. 110-147)

A television play based on Tony Morphett's 1967 novel, the narrative sees inventor Jim Richards seeking financial backing from the Mason Corporation for a revolutionary new machine. With different parts of the empire competing for capital and different members of the Mason family competing for control, Richards finds himself in the middle of a power struggle.

Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969
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form y separately published work icon Voyage Out John Croyston , Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969 Z1819584 1969 single work film/TV Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969
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form y separately published work icon The Cheerful Cuckold Alan Hopgood , Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969 Z851943 1969 single work film/TV 'The cuckold is a young university lecturer whose academic career is headed for brilliant success as surely as his marital relationship with a lovely, sexual wife is headed for disaster.
What makes for comedy is first the husband's inversion of his academic and marital duties and finally their equation in a sophisticated battle of the sexes.'
Source: Mayhead, Gerald. 'Chance of a Winner'. The Age 27/12/1968: p.2

Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969
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form y separately published work icon Tilley Landed On Our Shores Pat Flower , Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969 7108860 1969 single work film/TV historical fiction

A comic account of Governor Phillips's 1788 landing in Australia.

Little is now known about this instalment in Australian Plays, although Lenore Nicklin noted in the Sydney Morning Herald ('The Fantastic Life Comes Over', 1 January 1970, p.4) that 'Ready When You Are, C.B., and Tilley Landed On Our Shores would have joint claims for the worst program of the year.'

Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969
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form y separately published work icon The Torrents Oriel Gray , Melbourne : ABC Television , 1968 Z1821220 1968 single work film/TV Melbourne : ABC Television , 1968
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form y separately published work icon Fiends of the Family Pat Flower , Melbourne : ABC Television , 1968 Z1821210 1968 single work film/TV crime

Three middle-aged sisters are repressed by their mother, but how long can this last?

Melbourne : ABC Television , 1968

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Six Aust Plays in ABC Series Valda Marshall Talks on TV Valda Marshall , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 October 1969; (p. 120)

— Review of Australian Plays 1969 series - publisher film/TV
Six Aust Plays in ABC Series Valda Marshall Talks on TV Valda Marshall , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 October 1969; (p. 120)

— Review of Australian Plays 1969 series - publisher film/TV
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