Come Out Fighting (1973 film)

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Come Out Fighting
Directed by Nigel Buesst
Produced byNigel Buesst
Written byNigel Buesst
Based ona play by Harry Martin
StarringMichael Karpaney
Music bySmetana
Cinematography Byron Kennedy
Edited byTony Patterson
Release date
July 1973
Running time
50 mins
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish
Budget$6,000 [1]

Come Out Fighting is a short 1973 Australian feature directed by Nigel Buesst.

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Plot

Aboriginal boxer Al Dawson is torn by the demands of fight promoters and aboriginal protestors. He eventually decides to reject them all and gives away his chance at a world title.

Cast

Production

The film was shot on 16mm and was made with the assistance of the Experimental FIlm and Television Fund. Filming completed by July 1973. [2]

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References

  1. Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998 p272
  2. Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998 p250