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form y separately published work icon The Amorous Dentist single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 1982... 1982 The Amorous Dentist
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'Drama based on a bizarre murder trial which scandalized the people of Sydney in 1865. Louis Bertrand a society dentist, mesmerist, frustrated actor and womaniser, was determined to have Mrs Kinder, a woman of dubious morals, to himself. He openly plotted to murder her hapless multi-cuckolded husband, Mr Kinder. But did he actually commit the crime? In court a strange tale unfolded, recalled by his young dental assistant/part-time magician.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 21/9/2012)


  • Television play.
  • According to the Internet Movie Database, this episode of the anthology was based on a novel by American author and former justice of the Michigan State Supreme Court, John D. Voelker (written as Robert Traver), but this cannot be confirmed at the stage.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • c
      Australian Broadcasting Commission ,
      1982 .
      Extent: 80min.p.
      Series: form y separately published work icon Verdict Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1982-1984 Z1889242 1982-1984 series - publisher film/TV crime

      A four-part ABC anthology series that began airing in 1982. The series dramatised notorious Australian crimes.

      Number in series: 2
Last amended 27 Nov 2014 13:21:18
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1865
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