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Dawn! (1979)

Not Rated  |   |  Biography, Drama, Sport  |  8 March 1979 (USA)
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Biopic of Australian 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Dawn Fraser.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bronwyn Mackay-Payne ...
Ron Haddrick ...
Pop
Bunney Brooke ...
Mum (as Bunny Brooke)
Tom Richards ...
Harry
John Diedrich ...
Gary
Gabrielle Hartley ...
Kate
Ivar Kants ...
Len
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Joe
Kevin Wilson ...
Bippy
Lyndall Barbour ...
Edie
John Clayton ...
Syd
Go Mikami ...
Police Inspector
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Reg Gillam ...
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Bill Charlton ...
Johnno
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Biopic of Australian 3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist swimmer Dawn Fraser.

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The movie reveals what the headlines concealed. See more »

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8 March 1979 (USA)  »

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Dawn Fraser once said of this biopic about her: "Everyone knows about Dawn Fraser, the Olympic champion. There are press cuttings three feet thick. But this film is also about part of my life the public knows nothing about...It's all true. There is no glossing over anything, and doubtless some people may be surprised at some aspects of my personal life". See more »

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5 April 2001 | by (Melbourne) – See all my reviews

Parochial, self-conscious, suburban drivel concerning an overbaked theme and presented by amateurish new actors together with a few worn-out small-pond veterans. Budget was low, and production gives the impression that the crew spent more time looking in a mirror than making a film. This film has been almost totally forgotten for good reasons.


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