Convict Town is the first episode of the first and only season of Whiplash. It first aired on February 18, 1961.


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Australia... 1797 prisoners from the jails of London, mostly guilty of only petty or political crimes - were deported to desolate Botany Bay.

Descendants of these convicts still lived in the bush in 1840 when Christopher Cobb, an American, came to establish a stage line and lived to become a legend.


Tom Ledward rules his settlement with a rod of iron much to his son, Dan Ledward, distaste and is determined to stop Cobb opening a new stage route. - Source:



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"An ITC World Wide Distribution"


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