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The Saturday Film: Dawn!

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starring Bronwyn Mackay-Payne
Dawn Fraser is the only person ever to win three Gold Medals at consecutive Olympic Games. Yet despite her world fame, the only job she could find was delivering groceries.
This screen version of her story presents an unusual and fascinating portrait of a champion swimmer whose erratic and controversial life-style proved as newsworthy as her sporting success.
Written and produced by joy CAVILL Directed by KEN HANNAM
(First showing on British television) Films: page 21

Contributors

Produced By: Joy Cavill
Directed By: Ken Hannam
Dawn: Bronwyn MacKay-Payne
Harry: Tom Richards
Gary: John Diedrich
Mum: Bunney Brooke
Pop: Ron Haddrick
Kate: Gabrielle Hartley
Len: Ivar Kantz
Joe: David Cameron
Bippy: Kevin Wilson
Edie: Lyndall Barbour
Syd: John Clayton
Japanese police inspector: Go Mikami
Chaperone: Judith Fisher
First board member: Reg Gillam
Johnno: Bill Charlton

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The Saturday Film: Dawn!

BBC One London, 31 January 1981 22.45






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