Les Darcy

Australia, 1988

TV show
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Episode of Series “Willesee’s Australians”.
Australian boxing hero, Les Darcy, was a legend in his lifetime. In a short but glorious career, Darcy fought fifty fights and won forty-six, and was the Australian Heavyweight Champion in 1916 - he was never knocked out. After fleeing to America to avoid Army enlistment, he became ill and died at the age of 21.

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Credits

director

Kevin Dobson

co-producer

Pamela Vanneck

Ron Saunders

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:48:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Willesee's Australians

Group of items

Willesee's Australians

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324127

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Boxing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Darcy, Les, 1895-1917

People → Darcy, Les, 1895-1917

Television

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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