The Rise and fall of Squizzy Taylor

Australia, 1969

Film
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Sneak thief, racketeer, standover man and murderer. The story of Squizzy Taylor, Melbourne’s Public Enemy No.1 told through old newspaper cuttings, photos, newsreel and re-enactment.

Credits

director

Nigel Buesst

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

33938

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.)

Biographical

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Crime

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Australia - History

History → Biography

History → Victoria - History

People → Biographical films

People → Biography

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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