The Dismissal

Australia, 1983

TV show
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A fictional account of the events that led up to the decision, made by Sir John Kerr, to sack Gough Whitlam as Prime Minister and appoint Malcolm Fraser in his place. The events covered occurred over the period between 1972 and 1975 and have been arranged, in the film, into six parts. Cast: Peter Carroll, Bill Hunter, John Hargreaves, John Meillon, Max Phipps, John Stanton, Arthur Dignam, Ruth Cracknell, Nancy Hayes.

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Credits

producer

Terry Hayes

production company

Kennedy-Miller

co-director

George Miller

Phil Noyce

George Ogilvie

Carl Schultz

John Power

Duration

04:42:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016199

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White and Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Collected

35 times

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