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The Panther Within (2016)

THE PANTHER WITHIN

(2016)

Joe Murray, a member of the stolen generation, was a chameleon. In his early years Joe was a part of a boxing tent troupe before he turned professional. He was known as the “Black Panther” in the ring because of his incredible speed and lightning punches. He and his wife Elizabeth, the daughter of South Australian German settlers, created a vaudeville troupe and travelled around the country performing and boxing. Joe, however, left behind him unanswered questions about where he was born, where his country was, and what happened to him in his later years. Joe’s daughter Barbara together with her son Edoardo hit the road to retrace Joe Murray’s history, hoping to find some of the missing pieces of his life.

PRODUCER: Tom Zubrycki

DIRECTOR: EDOARDO CRISMANI (SA), Allan Collins (SA)

WRITER: EDOARDO CRISMANI (SA), Story Developer Vicki Sugars (SA)

CO-PRODUCER: VICKI SUGARS (SA)

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