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A teacher discovers one of his students has a rare blood disease, and is drawn into a mystery that culminates in a thrilling climax.

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Cast overview:
Nick Tate ... Simon Robinson
John Waters ... David Abbott
Elizabeth Alexander ... Jenny Abbott
Michelle Jarman Michelle Jarman ... Sally Abbott
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ... Dr. Miller
Geraldine Turner ... Betty Tate
Max Cullen ... Jim Tate
Barry Donnelly Barry Donnelly ... Sergeant Potter
Sheila Florance ... Miss Gleeson
Isobel Harley Isobel Harley ... Miss Tucker
Joy Westmore Joy Westmore ... Mrs. Shields
Adrian Wright ... Peter Flynn
David Smeed David Smeed ... Mark
Max Fairchild ... Joe Baxter
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Simon Robinson arriving in a small seaside community to take over as teacher at the local school. He makes the acquaintance of siblings Jenny and David Abbott, and Jenny's daughter Sally, who live on the island estate of Summerfield. The discovery that his predecessor vanished without a trace and, that Sally has a rare blood disorder lead Simon to try to uncover the truth behind the mystery. Written by lament

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1977 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Hemmeligheden See more »

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Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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This movie was filmed during February and March 1977. See more »

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Simon Robinson: Well, I enjoy trouble.
David Abbott: Yes. I think you do.
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Interesting little mystery drama
17 October 1998 | by Noah-8See all my reviews

Strange little drama about a replacement teacher, who begins to suspect foul play in the disappearance of his predecessor. Nicely shot, and a good performance from Nick Tate, a sadly underrated actor in Australia.


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