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The Screen Guide

In 1902 Australia was staging the richest cycling events in the world. When black American athlete, 'Major' Taylor, arrives to compete he has to confront not only the White Australia Policy but the prejudices of the other competitors - his own countrymen. Based on the book by Dr Jim Fitzpatrick.

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Crew

Director
Marcus Cole
Writers
Tony Morphett
Producer
Paul Barron  Damien Parer
Executive Producers
Paul Barron  Des Monaghan
Dir. of Photography
Ross Berryman  Julian Penney
Composer
Bruce Rowland
Editor
Lyn Solly
Production Designer
George Liddle

Cast

Cameron Daddo - Phil Morris - Richard Roxburgh - Nicholas Eadie - Justine Clark - Janet MacLaughlan - Robert Vaughan - Renee Jones - Scott Burgess - Brett Climo

Production Details

Production Completion
1991
Genre
Action adventure
Production Company
Barron Entertainment Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Umbriafiction
    (1993)
  • TV Week
    (1993)