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Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976)

15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. Life at home... See full summary »

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15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. Life at home was never this bad. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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27 September 1976 (USA)  »

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Egy szökött tinédzser  »

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The actress portraying Frankie Lee is 33 years old while her character is only 17. See more »

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Dawn's Mother: [Showing up drunk at Dawn's prom] You're the one who's sneaking out behind my back, leaving your brothers alone!
Dawn Wetherby: Why do I always have to baby sit?
Dawn's Mother: Running around like a tramp!
Dawn Wetherby: You're the tramp!
[Mom slaps Dawn. They both fall to the ground]
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References Deep Throat (1972) See more »

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Amblin'
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Written by Michael Lloyd
Performed by Shaun Cassidy
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See Jan Brady play a teenage hooker.
8 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

Why won't they release this on video! This is the role where Eve Plumb finally buried Jan Brady and showed she had range. A little weird seeing Jan working it to the sounds of "Cherry Bomb" by the Runaways but an absolute classic.


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