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Wild Man (1977)

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The story of two itinerant con men, the Wild Man and the Colonel, who operate on the West Coast gold mining towns of the New Zealand South Island during the latter part of the last century.

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Geoff Murphy

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruno Lawrence ... Wild Man
Ian Watkin Ian Watkin ... The Colonel
Tony Barry ... Dombey Morgan
Bill Stalker Bill Stalker ... Willie Masters
Martyn Sanderson Martyn Sanderson ... Snake
Patrick Bleakley Patrick Bleakley ... Idiot
Val Murphy Val Murphy ... Molly
John Clarke ... Dr. Frederick Z. Daggenheimer
Lyn Brookwhite Lyn Brookwhite ... Cronin
John Charles John Charles ... Pianist
Sue Bollinger Sue Bollinger ... Lady in Bath
Karl Bollinger Karl Bollinger ... Snakes Mate
Bill Gruar Bill Gruar ... Snakes Mate
Charlie Charlie ... Snakes Mate
Ron Highfield Ron Highfield ... Snakes Mate
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The story of two itinerant con men, the Wild Man and the Colonel, who operate on the West Coast gold mining towns of the New Zealand South Island during the latter part of the last century.

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