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Issue Details: First known date: 1969... 1969 Farewell Little Chicago
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The script held in the Crawford Collection in the AFI Research Collection contains the following character notes (excluding regular characters):

'STAN HOGAN Burly, small-time crim in late thirties. Thoroughly unattractive - bludger, bash-artist.

'ALICE TURNER Blonde, mid to late twenties. A prostitute who, potentially, is a decent person - devoted to her daughter. Ideally, attractive with a good figure.

'ELAIN MURRAY Early to mid thirties. A former prostitute who has graduated to the upper stratas. Attractive, well dressed and groomed but tough and emotionless.

'GORDON LEE Fortyish, vital, impressive. A successful businessman who is dabbling in local government. Totally ruthless and amoral. Highly plausible - speaks and acts with tremendous pace and attack.

'ANDREW PARKER Twenties - clean-cut young assistant to Lee - sees only one side of the man. Grave, gullible, dilligent.

'STELLA PALMER Twenties - bespectacled, no-nonsense physiotherapist who works in a brothel without knowing it.

'SEN. DET. REYNOLDS Quiet and authoritative.

'HARDY Another Senior

'WALKER Lee's solicitor. Forties. 2 or 3 scenes.

'DES GORDON Garage attendant who is an ex crim.

'MISS SINCLAIR The solicitor's secretary who looks after Alice Turner.

'FOSTER A detective of the Company Squad.

'CATHERINE Alice Turner's little girl, aged 10.

'NUN One telephone conversation.

'REPORTER One scene.



'HOUSEHOLDER Middle-aged (lines).

'TWO BANDITS Action only.

'DRIVER Action only.

'BANK TELLER Action only.






  • 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

Note: Storey suggests that Crawford was credited as director and Conway as film director.
      1969 .
      person or book cover
      Script cover page (Crawford Collection at the AFI Research Collection)
      Extent: 69p.
      (Manuscript) assertion
      • The script is labelled 'Episode M2' on the cover page. There is no indication of to whom this copy of the script was designated.
      • The script is annotated in lead pencil. The majority of the annotations are numerical (2, 1 ½, 1 ¼, etc.), and seem to be referring to staging. Some annotations refer explicitly to staging (see, for example, page 8, where the characters’ movement is annotated with 'LEE’S INNER OFFICE'). This is not the only example of this kind of annotation, but these are outnumbered by the numerical annotations.
      • The final page includes a list of crew credits:
        Written by Ian Jones.
        Edited by Dorothy Crawford.
        Typed by Shirley Ballard, Hilary Burgess, Christine Rook, Margaret Younger.
        Checked by Shirley Ballard, Hilary Burgess, Christine Rook, Margaret Younger.
        Duplicated by Doreen Arnold.
        The space below these for 'Producer's Remarks' has been left blank.


      Held at: AFI Research Collection
      Local Id: SC DIV : 30
Last amended 17 Apr 2013 15:38:16