Wealthy but plain heiress Stephanie Harper marries handsome tennis player Greg Marsden, and thinks she has found true love. That is, until her husband makes a play for her best friend and ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Rebecca Gilling ...
 Stephanie Harper & Tara Welles (3 episodes, 1983)
James Reyne ...
 Greg Marsden (3 episodes, 1983)
 Jilly Stewart (3 episodes, 1983)
 Dan Marshall (3 episodes, 1983)
Olivia Hamnett ...
 Joanna Randall (3 episodes, 1983)
Nicole Pyner ...
 Sarah Harper (3 episodes, 1983)
Jayson Duncan ...
 Dennis Harper (3 episodes, 1983)
Jennifer Nairn-Smith ...
 Lisa (3 episodes, 1983)
Jackie Byrne ...
 Suzi (3 episodes, 1983)
Patricia Kennedy ...
 Katy Basklain (2 episodes, 1983)
 Jason Peebles (2 episodes, 1983)
Peter Gwynne ...
 Bill McMaster (2 episodes, 1983)
John Lee ...
 Phillip Stewart (2 episodes, 1983)
Charles McCallum ...
 Matey (2 episodes, 1983)
Charles Lathalu Yunipingu ...
 Christopher (2 episodes, 1983)
Steve Djati Yunipingu ...
 Sam (2 episodes, 1983)
Paul Freeman ...
 Jason's Assistant (2 episodes, 1983)
Harry Jervis ...
 Sgt. Jim Gully (2 episodes, 1983)


Wealthy but plain heiress Stephanie Harper marries handsome tennis player Greg Marsden, and thinks she has found true love. That is, until her husband makes a play for her best friend and plots to get rid of Stephanie so he can take her money by pushing her off a boat and into the waiting jaws of a crocodile. However, she survives the attack and, although horribly disfigured, spends months undergoing surgery to have her face repaired by a brilliant plastic surgeon. However, the now beautiful Stephanie no longer looks like the woman she once was. She returns to the city under the name Tara Welles to seek vengeance on her husband, who has told everyone she was taken by a crocodile, and is now waiting to inherit all of her money. Now, she can have revenge... Written by Sam Yeo <yosam2010@hotmail.com>

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Release Date:

27 September 1983 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

La vengeance aux deux visages  »

Box Office


AUD 2,500,000 (estimated)

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| (3 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Tara Welles: I need an agent. Someone who can get me on the cover of Vogue in six months.
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Remade as Khoon Bhari Maang (1988) See more »

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Victims of Crododile Attacks Can be Supermodels Too
13 May 2005 | by (Hollywood, California) – See all my reviews

I have very fond memories of watching this film every year during my childhood. This film has EVERYTHING! A frumpy, 40-something millionairess gets eaten by a crocodile, survives, pays for a very extensive plastic surgery & rehabilitation program with the money she gets from cashing in some opals at a pawn shop, and then become an international model. Choice scenes of edge-of-your-seat intrigue include her lunch date with Wendy Hughes, the woman who helped feed her to a crocodile. Fifteen pounds thinner with a Pat Benatar haircut, she is completely unrecognizable to her former best friend. Although Ms. Hughes does remark, "Hmm, Stephanie was a beer drinker...." Oh no! Two beer-drinking women in Australia! Do you think she knows?? Intrigue ensues.

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