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Blue Murder (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  14 September 1995 (Australia)
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Detective Sergeant Roger "The Dodger" Rogerson got fame because he knew how to take care of most dangerous and violent criminals. His success was, however, also due to the sinister alliance... See full summary »

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Detective Sergeant Roger "The Dodger" Rogerson got fame because he knew how to take care of most dangerous and violent criminals. His success was, however, also due to the sinister alliance with violent underworld figures like Neddy Smith who got police protection in exchange for tips and money. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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The broadcast of this film in New South Wales was delayed for six years due to Neddy Smith's appeal against his life sentence. See more »

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[first lines]
Arthur "Neddy" Smith: Something's up mate.
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So credible it could be a documentary
23 August 2005 | by (Figtree Australia) – See all my reviews

The resemblance between Richard Roxburgh and Roger Rogerson is uncanny, to say the least, and is the most startling feature of the many associated with the production. The attention to detail in the series recreated the era beautifully, and for anyone who had followed the actual events upon which the script is based, they could be forgiven for thinking they were witnessing a documentary filmed with a secret camera, so outstanding was the writing, directing, production and acting by all the players responsible for getting this television masterpiece to the screen. The release in its state of origin of this program was delayed for years for legal reasons, but it did not date in the slightest, TV gold amongst the dross.


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