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Crawford Productions ‘Homicide’ 50th Anniversary Event
Date: Monday October 20, 2014
Venue: Building 80, level 1, room 2 (cinema)
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Homicide episode, the School of Media and Communication and the AFI Research Collection is hosting a discussion panel followed by a Q & A on the legacy of Homicide and Crawford Productions.
Ian Crawford (Producer/Executive Producer), John Jacob (Sound/ Associate Producer/ Director), Michael Harvey (writer), Leslie Dayman (an actor who played a detective 1966 -68), Professor Jock Given (Swinburne University), Andrew Nette (2014 AFIRC Research Fellowship winner and crime writer) and Associate Professor Lisa French (RMIT University).
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