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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co-producer

Pamela Vanneck

Ron Saunders

director

Kevin Dobson

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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