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During WW2 small nation of New Zealand is swarmed with U.S. servicemen who mingle with local female population. In such circumstances nurse Kelly Towne has got a difficult task of tracking down venereal diseases. She meets U.S. Marine... See more »

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Desmond Kelly ...
Monty McGurr
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Rose Mitchell
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Johnny O'Rourke
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Austin Leech
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Kelly Towne
Jacqui McPherson ...
Simpson's Maid
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Henrietta Simpson
Peter Daube ...
U.S. Airman
Emily Perkins ...
Girl on Balcony
Donna Akersten ...
Mrs. Monaghan
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Molly
Stella Reid ...
Molly's Daughter
Joanne Mildenhall ...
Woman in Towel
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Grace Raukawa
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Capt. Michael Starwood
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Peter Davis
Eddie Campbell ...
Union Clerk
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James Patrick Carroll
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Gen. Frank Zane
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Cmdr. Conrad Dart
Jaime Robertson ...
Staff Officer
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Gibbon
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Jim Mitchell
Martyn Sanderson ...
Ralph Simpson
Theresa Healey ...
Cora Bell
Silvio Famularo ...
Parliamentary Waiter
Stephen Tozer ...
Henry Dykes
Michael Robinson ...
Marine Guard #1
Brett Tompkins ...
Marine Guard #2
Stelios Yiakmis ...
Navy Driver
Don Selwyn ...
Bill Davin
Joe Conway ...
Navy Gateman
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Furlough Guard
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Garage Supervisor
Harry Silver ...
Billy
Jonathon Hendry ...
MP Sergeant (as Jonathan Hendry)
Bruce Tegart ...
Arresting Officer (as Bruce Teggart)
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Marine Sergeant
Matthew Chamberlain ...
Helmsman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hilary Halba ...
Committee Woman
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Working Girl
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Boarding House Woman
Glenn Shaw ...
U.S. Airman
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Dancing Sailor (uncredited)
Merenia Gray ...
Dancing Woman (uncredited)

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John Reid

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Keith Aberdein ... (written by)

Produced by

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Neville Carson ... producer
Bill Gavin ... producer
Jan Haynes ... line producer
Bridget Hedison ... executive producer
David Korda ... executive producer

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John Charles

Cinematography by

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John Blick

Film Editing by

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John Scott

Editorial Department

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Kathy Dudding ... second assistant editor
Kirsten Muxlow ... first assistant editor
Gray Patterson ... negative matcher
Lynne Reed ... color grader (as Lynne Seaman)
Julian Scott ... negative matcher
Heather Small ... second assistant editor
Shaun Smith ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Diana Rowan

Production Design by

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Ron Highfield

Art Direction by

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Joe Bleakley ... (as John Bleakley)
Rob Outterside

Costume Design by

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Barbara Darragh

Makeup Department

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Deirdre Cowley ... assistant hair stylist (as Deirdre Haworth)
Debra East ... assistant makeup artist
Vivien Mepham ... chief makeup artist (as Viv Mepham)
Shayne Radford ... prosthetics artist
Francia Smeets ... chief hair stylist

Production Management

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Carole Pagonis ... production manager
Colin Philps ... unit manager: Dunedin
John Wilson ... unit manager: Wellington

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Stuart Freeman ... first assistant director
Charlie Haskell ... second assistant director
Brita McVeigh ... third assistant director
Joe Nolan ... first assistant director: second unit
Dave Norris ... first assistant director (as David Norris)
Murray Reece ... second unit director

Art Department

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Ben Barraud ... assistant property master
Benjamin Barraud ... assistant stand-by props
Pip Brophy ... art department runner
Shamus Butt ... assistant set dresser
Elliott Chris ... stand-by props (as Chris Elliott)
Dave Cleary ... scenic artist
Bobby Dolman ... carpenter
Kirsty Griffin ... assistant props buyer
Fiona Gunter ... set dresser
Mike Heffernan ... carpenter
Kate Highfield ... art department manager
Viv Kernick ... set dresser
Sue Mercer ... graphic designer
Ken Millar ... tattoo artist
John Morton ... carpenter
Ed Mulholand ... construction manager (as Ed Mulholland)
Leon Pehi ... laborer
Rua Perston ... painter
Murray Reece ... storyboard artist
Steve Searle ... carpenter
Doug Simpson ... set finisher
Bryan Wakelin ... lead hand carpenter
Norman Willerton ... lead hand carpenter (as Norm Willerton)

Sound Department

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Gethin Creagh ... sound mixer
Kathy Dudding ... dialogue assistant
Michael Hedges ... sound co-mixer
Tony Johnson ... sound
Mike Jones ... adr recordist
Helen Luttrell ... assistant sound editor / foley mixer
John Neill ... sound manager
Don Paulin ... sound designer
Kit Rollings ... sound designer
Joe Spinelli ... boom operator
Sally Stopforth ... foley artist
Paul Sutorius ... dialogue editor
Beth Tredray ... foley artist
John Van Der Ryden ... sound transfer

Special Effects by

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Kevin Chisnall ... special effects supervisor
Kevin Godkin ... special effects
Clint Ingram ... special effects
Steve Ingram ... special effects
Warwick Yin ... special effects

Stunts

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Peter Bell ... stunt coordinator
Shane Blakey ... stunt performer (as Shane Blakie)
Bruce Brown ... stunt performer
Karl Cegarberg ... stunt performer
Augie Davis ... stunt performer
Oggi Davis ... stunt performer
Mark Harris ... stunt performer
Annette Howell ... stunt performer
Aaron Lupton ... stunt performer
Jim Scorrar ... stunt performer
Jason Tahu ... stunt performer
Sam Williams ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Warrick Attewell ... photographer: second unit
Ben Bell ... additional grip
Richard Bluck ... camera operator
Neil Cervin ... assistant camera
Ants Farrell ... lighting assistant (as Antony Farrell)
Nic Fay ... video split operator
Adrian Hebron ... generator operator
Darrin Keough ... first assistant camera
Mike Knudsen ... assistant camera: second unit (as Michael Knudsen)
Peter McCaffrey ... additional focus puller
Paul Murray ... lighting assistant
Matt Noonan ... lighting assistant
Sean O'Neill ... lighting assistant
Simon Reira ... additional focus puller
Fred Renata ... additional focus puller
Reiner Schoenbrum ... camera operator (as Reiner Schoenbrunn)
Rebecca Steele ... clapper loader
Dennis Thompson ... key grip
Hansel Verkerk ... lighting assistant
Keith Watkins ... grip
Danny Williams ... gaffer
Vivian Zink ... still photographer

Casting Department

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Julie Ashton ... casting assistant: USA
Robyn Cammell ... casting assistant: New Zealand
Bryce Campbell ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Miranda Brock ... wardrobe coordinator
Nicola Clegg ... wardrobe runner
Sue Gandy ... wardrobe supervisor
Emma Harre ... stand-by wardrobe
Marian Olsen ... costume cutter
Chris Pickard ... stand-by wardrobe

Location Management

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Carne Bidwill ... location scout
Annie Dodman ... location manager: Dunedin
Caroline Girdlestone ... location scout
Robin Murphy ... location manager: Wellington
David Norris ... location manager: Wellington
Hamish Skeggs ... location scout
Kate White ... location manager: Dunedin
John Wilson ... assistant location manager: Dunedin

Music Department

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Chris Gough ... music coordinator

Script and Continuity Department

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Linda Seger ... script consultant
Rowena Yalland ... continuity

Transportation Department

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Victor Blakaway ... picture vehicle wrangler
Spencer Faulkner ... swing driver

Other crew

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Joseph Bidois ... best person
Brigitte Boys ... machinist
Gary Butt ... boat wrangler
Matthew Chamberlain ... stand-in: Mr. Goldwyn
Dale Corlett ... stand-in: Mr. Steiger
Helen De Groot ... assistant accountant
Kinder Dicks ... unit assistant
Lisa Etheridge ... stand-in: Miss Fox
Karen Gleave ... assistant production coordinator
Karen Hayes ... production assistant
Adrian Johns ... unit assistant
Naomi Joseph ... production coordinator
Shirley Langdon ... production runner
Keith MacKenzie ... production accountant
Dra McKay ... stand-in: Miss Fox
Peter Rigby ... chief tailor
Stephanie Rigby ... machinist
Sue Rogers ... title designer
Niccola Sanderson ... production secretary (as Niccola Sanderson)
Brian Scadden ... opticals
Fiona Searson ... unit publicist
Kevin Spring ... set runner
Rob Stanfield ... stand-in: Mr. Loggia
Rachel Stewart ... unit assistant
Deirdre Tarrant ... choreographer

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

During WW2 small nation of New Zealand is swarmed with U.S. servicemen who mingle with local female population. In such circumstances nurse Kelly Towne has got a difficult task of tracking down venereal diseases. She meets U.S. Marine Captain Michael Starwood who is investigating the murder of one U.S. servicemen. Written by Dragan Antulov

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Also Known As
  • Taking Liberties (United States)
  • Der unsichtbare Tod (Germany)
  • O Último Toque de Recolher (Brazil)
  • Ostatni tatuaz (Poland)
  • Investigação Final (Portugal)
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  • 112 min
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