Event Red Sky at Morning [Escape at Dawn]
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Venue Sydney, Sydney, NSW
First Date 1944
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Filmed version of Cusack's play. Limited screenings in the country. Re-edited in 1948 and released in England under a different title where it was poorly received.
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Test Film
Subjects Colonial Issues
Social Issues
Name Function Notes
John Alden Actor Captain Farley
Dorothea Dunstan Actor Emma
Peter Finch Actor Michael
Jean McAlister Actor Alicia
Desmond Rolfe Actor innkeeper
Dorothy Whitely Actor inkeeper's wife
Rupert Kathner Cinematographer
Hartney J. Arthur Director
Dymphna Cusack Playwright
Hartney J. Arthur Screenwriter
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book Pike and Cooper, Australian Film 1900-1977 (318)
Australian Drama Project (UQ) Key REDSKYADC
Web IMDB.com 'Red Sky at Morning'
Event Identifier 98872