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Certain Women began as a short series in 1973 and continued on as a serial until 1977. At the centre of the narrative were six women from three generations of a Sydney family. Dolly has two daughters Freda and Jane. Jane has three daughters Marjorie, Helen, and Gillian.

In a short piece announcing the extension of the series after the broadcast of the first six episodes television critic Valda Marshall said the decision to make further episodes 'should also keep the women's libbers happy ... so far as I know, it's the first TV series made here specifically as a starring vehicle for women'.

Source: Marshall, Valda. 'ABC's 'Women' Given Longer Reign'. The Sun-Herald, 25/3/1973, p. 77.

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form y separately published work icon Marjorie Tony Morphett , Sydney : ABC Television , 1973 19046366 1973 single work film/TV Sydney : ABC Television , 1973
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form y separately published work icon Helen David Williamson , Sydney : ABC Television , 1973 19046469 1973 single work film/TV Sydney : ABC Television , 1973
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form y separately published work icon Jane Tony Morphett , Anne Brooksbank , Sydney : ABC Television , 1973 19046505 1973 single work film/TV Sydney : ABC Television , 1973
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form y separately published work icon Gillian Anne Brooksbank , Sydney : ABC Television , 1973 19046667 1973 single work film/TV Sydney : ABC Television , 1973
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form y separately published work icon Dolly Ted Roberts , Sydney : ABC Television , 1973 19046572 1973 single work film/TV Sydney : ABC Television , 1973

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1973
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Television , 1973-1977 .
      Link: 19046687Production archival material Sighted: 16/04/2020
      Note/s:

      • 'Produced by ABC from 1973-77 on videotape in black and white (series one and episodes 1-59 of series two), in colour (episodes 60-160).'
        Source: NFSA Title No.: 424357

      Holdings

      Held at: National Archives of Australia National Archives Library
      Note:
      Holdings include rehearsal scripts (see episode list in Film Details), episodes on videotape, and publicity materials.

      Holdings

      Held at: National Film and Sound Archive (aka ScreenSound Australia)
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  • Sydney, New South Wales,
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