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Scobie Malone

1h 38m Mystery, Crime, Drama, Australia, Australian 1975

Sydney homicide detective, Sergeant Scobie Malone, investigates the murder of Helga, whose corpse is found in the basement of the Sydney Opera House.

Sydney homicide detective, Sergeant Scobie Malone (AFI Award winner Jack Thompson, The Club), and Constable Clements (Shane Porteous) investigate the murder of Helga Brand (Judy Morris), a high class prostitute and mistress of the Minister for Culture (James Condon). Digging around for clues, Malone discovers Helga’s association with shady characters and her propensity for blackmail, including the minister, his wife Norma (Jacqueline Knott), and crime boss, Mr Sin (Noel Ferrier). As the web of deceit surrounding the murder grows, including certain members of the police force, Malone is tasked with uncovering the true nature of the crime and using his particular expertise to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Adapted from John Cleary’s series of Aussie detective novels, Scobie Malone (also known as Helga’s Web and Murder at the Opera House) is a 70’s Ozploitation murder mystery with a sexy wink to the crime genre.


Jack Thompson (Scobie Malone) , Judy Morris (Helga Brand) , Noel Ferrier (Mr. Sin) , Shane Porteous (Constable Clements)


Terry Ohlsson





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