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Newsfront (1978)

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110 min | Drama, History

In post war Australia the men and women of Cinetone struggle to produce the weekly news reels for the movie going public.
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Sep 1978 (United States)

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Bill Hunter
Len Maguire Len Maguire   See fewer
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Wendy Hughes
Amy Mackenzie Amy Mackenzie   See fewer
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Frank Maguire Frank Maguire   See fewer
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Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Mark Holden
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Tony Barry
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Alexander Archdale
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Ken Bernard
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Kit Taylor
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Ray Marshall
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7 / 10 | 648 votes