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Under Capricorn 

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Charles Adair arrives in New South Wales from Ireland, eager to make his fortune. He's tempted into a land scheme by the wealthy Sam Flusky, who hopes that Charles can also help his ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
...  Lady Henrietta Flusky
...  Samson Flusky
...  Charles Adare
...  Milly
Cathrine Lynch ...  Susan Quaife
Jim Holt ...  William Winter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Caddick ...  Bank Secretary
...  Govenor
Jo England ...  Meg
Ellen Freeman ...  Flo
Patrick Frost ...  Captain MacDonald
Frank Gallacher ...  Quaife
Daphne Grey ...  Sal
Gordon Lunyupi ...  Ketch
Stephen Marney ...  Coachman (1983)
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Charles Adair arrives in New South Wales from Ireland, eager to make his fortune. He's tempted into a land scheme by the wealthy Sam Flusky, who hopes that Charles can also help his alcoholic wife, Henrietta. Charles become smitten with a mysterious Young Beauty, but he may put his chance for happiness at risk when he hears about the discovery of gold in the outback. When Charles leaves for Australia in Henrietta has no word from him in months she has nightmares about his fate in the Australian wild and goes back to the bottle. Milly, the domineering housekeeper, returns to ingratiate herself into her master's life and torment Henrietta and Secret. Henrietta invite Susan to be her companion at the house, and Sam and Henrietta have a Frank discussion about their marriage

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Set in New South Wales, it is an absorbing drama of intrigue and terrible secrets See more »

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Drama | History

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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1983 (Australia)  »

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AUD 2,200,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

'Sara Dane' (1982) was the first of an unofficial trilogy of colonial Australian convict television mini-series produced by the South Australian Film Corporation during the 1980s. The other two subsequent TV mini-series productions were Under Capricorn (1983) and For the Term of His Natural Life (1983). See more »

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Version of Under Capricorn (1949) See more »

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Rakes of Mallow
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[played on bagpipes during dance]
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