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3 acts of murder : the story of a crime writer.

Author: Rowan Woods; Robert Menzies; Luke Ford
Publisher: [Australia] : Australian Broadcasting Corporation : Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Just because you give someone an idea for a murder, does that make you responsible for the crime? Crime writer Arthur Upfield (Robert Menzies) believed he was looking for the perfect plot. But when his friend, Snowy Rowles (Luke Ford), uses the same idea to murder three men, Upfield is forced to confront his own role in their deaths. Set in the early years of the Great Depression, this is the true story of two men  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Snowy Rowles; Arthur W Upfield
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan Woods; Robert Menzies; Luke Ford
OCLC Number: 436562251
Language Note: English captions (descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired)
Notes: Originally televised in 2009.
An ABC DVD.
Roadshow: R-109466-9.
Includes special features: Behind the Scenes ; On the Set With Luke Ford.
Credits: Director Rowan Woods ; producer Sue Taylor.
Cast: Robert Menzies, Luke Ford, Bille Brown, Nicholas Hope, Anni Finsterer, Emma Booth.
Target Audience: Rated: M.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: PAL ; Region 4.
Other Titles: Three acts of murder

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"Just because you give someone an idea for a murder, does that make you responsible for the crime? Crime writer Arthur Upfield (Robert Menzies) believed he was looking for the perfect plot. But when his friend, Snowy Rowles (Luke Ford), uses the same idea to murder three men, Upfield is forced to confront his own role in their deaths. Set in the early years of the Great Depression, this is the true story of two men whose chance conversation takes their lives down very different paths. Arthur Upfield went on to become one of Australia's most successful crime writers, profiting from the publicity surrounding the murder trial. Snowy Rowles was found guilty and executed at the age of 26"--Container.

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