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Listed under:  Society  >  Citizenship  >  Law  >  Crime  >  Organised crime

Scales of Justice, 1983: Playing with fire

This clip, from the television series 'Scales of Justice', shows Detective Inspector Miles (Tim Robertson) in conversation with notorious criminal 'Nipper' Jackson (Tony Barry) aboard Nipper's luxury cruiser, which is moored at a Sydney wharf. The two men discuss a drug consignment. Miles then complains that he is having ...


Money Movers, 1979: An offer they can't refuse

This clip shows Eric Jackson (Terence Donovan), his brother Brian (Bryan Brown) and colleague Ed Gallagher (Ray Marshall) reluctantly joining forces with a crime boss, Mr Henderson (Charles 'Bud' Tingwell), to carry out a $20 million robbery. It opens with Henderson 'persuading' Eric to let him in on the robbery by having ...


Dirty Deeds, 2002: 'Nothing to lose'

This clip shows Barry Ryan (Bryan Brown) at Sydney airport, welcoming home his nephew Darcy (Sam Worthington), who has just returned from service in Vietnam. Barry introduces his crew, 'Hollywood' Riley (William McInnes) and Norm (Andrew S Gilbert), and says that he might have a job for Darcy. They drive away to the soundtrack ...