|Three Cornered Moon|
|Directed by||Paul O'Loughlin|
|Based on||play by Michael Arlen|
|5 March 1957 (Sydney, live)|
Three Cornered Moon is a 1957 Australian television play starring James Condon. Australian TV drama was relatively rare at the time.
Costumes were done by Thelma Afford.Desmonde Dowling did the set design. The play was broadcast live in Sydney.
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