The Getting of Wisdom Trailer

The Getting of Wisdom Trailer (1978)

17 August 1978 Drama 101 mins

The Getting of Wisdom is based on the 1910 novel by Henry Handel Richardson (born Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson). Her novel is thought to be an account of her own schooldays at the Presbyterian Ladies College in Melbourne. The film is about a young girl, Laura Tweedle-Rambotham who grew up in the outback, and at around the age of 14, is sent off by her poor mother who has scrimped and saved for her to go to a prestigious women’s private college in Melbourne, the Presbyterian Ladies College.

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Susannah Fowle

as Laura Tweedle Rambotham

Hilary Ryan

as Evelyn

Terence Donovan

as Tom McNamara

Patricia Kennedy

as Miss Chapman

Sheila Helpmann

as Mrs. Gurley

Candy Raymond

as Miss Zielinski

Barry Humphries

as Rev. Strachey

John Waters

as Rev. Shepherd


International Releases Dates

Australia 17 August 1978

United States 03 August 1980

Production Companies

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