Tom Broadbridge

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Thomas Frederick Broadbridge (born 1943) is a British-Australian film producer. [1]


Early life

He grew up in Grantham in England. He attended the Boys' Central School. His parents lived Grantham, and his sister Betty Allen lived on Manor Drive in Great Gonerby. [2]


He moved from Lincolnshire to run a pub in Gibraltar, then moved to Australia in 1973.

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  1. Tom Broadbridge at National Film and Sound Archive
  2. Grantham Journal Friday 25 May 1984, page 5