Magill Village Precinct, 2022. Campbelltown City Council.

Jack Panitz: Gentleman Thief

Join our local history officer, Helen Thiselton, for the extraordinary tale of Jack Panitz, a charming jewel thief, found hiding out in Magill in 1920. Called a follower of Arsène Lupin (a fictional gentleman-thief) by the press. His daring escape and eventual capture shows a police force in transition from mounted constables to motor vehicles.

Presented by Campbelltown Public Library