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Issue Details: First known date: 1970... 1970 Johnny Reb
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The script held in the Crawford Collection in the AFI Research Collection contains the following character notes (excluding regular characters):

'JOHN HARRIS. 40-50. A clerk, a normal man - until an incident with the police causes him to stand up against what he believes to be an injustice which almost becomes an obsession with him. (Must be able to drive).

'MRS HARRIS. A wife, naturally concerned for her husband. Slightly younger than Harris.

'ARTHUR BULL. 30's. A newspaper man; cynical. Sees in Harris a good story. Able to drive a car.

'MAGISTRATE. A kindly man in court, until Harris tests his patience to the full.

'INSPECTOR COUGHLAN. Used to command and obedience. Has 'diplomacy' - he thinks - until he meets Harris.

'MR SANDERS. A friend of Harris, of same age.

'SWIFT. 60's. An inveterate 'toper' up for his 100th conviction for drunkeness [sic].

'POLICE MECHANIC. An expert in his job.

'PRISONER. 30's. Moronic, sub-normal intelligence.







  • This entry has been compiled from archival research in the Crawford Collection (AFI Research Collection), undertaken by Dr Catriona Mills under the auspices of the 2012 AFI Research Collection (AFIRC) Research Fellowship.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      1970 .
      person or book cover
      Script cover page (Crawford Collection at the AFI Research Collection)
      Extent: 68p.
      (Manuscript) assertion
      • The script is labelled 'Episode Q7' on the cover page. A notation in the upper right-hand corner of the cover page indicates that this copy of the script was designated for (cinematographer) Vince Monton.
      • Apart from the slight notations on the cover page (above), there are no annotations on this copy of the script.
      • The final page includes a list of crew credits:
        Written by John Dingwall.
        Edited by Edward Ogden.
        Typed by Shirley Ballard, Christine Brown, Hilary Burgess, Monica Crogan.
        Checked by Monica Crogan, Hilary Burgess, Shirley Ballard, Christine Brown.
        Duplicated by Jeanette Tilley.
        The section below these for 'Producer's Remarks' has been left blank.


      Held at: AFI Research Collection
      Local Id: SC DIV : 54


1970 won AWGIE Awards Best Script For A TV Drama Series Shared with Tony Morphett for his script 'Cry Me a River' for Dynasty
Last amended 28 May 2013 14:52:32