The Fighting Cock
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The Fighting Cock

The Fighting Cock
Directed byWilliam Sterling
Production
company
ABC
Release date
1963
Running time
75 mins
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish

The Fighting Cock is a 1963 Australian television play. It is an adaptation of a play by Jean Anouilh whose original French title was L'Hurluberlu. In English, it had a run on Broadway, starring Rex Harrison.[1]

It was made at a time Australian drama was relatively rare.[2]

Reception

The Sydney Morning Herald called it "a thoroughly successful production" with a "virtuoso" performance from Alexander Archdale.[3]

References

  1. ^ "The Fighting Cock - Broadway Play - Original | IBDB". www.ibdb.com.
  2. ^ Vagg, Stephen (18 February 2019). "60 Australian TV Plays of the 1950s & '60s". Filmink.
  3. ^ "Anouilh Play on ABN 2". Sydney Morning Herald. 26 September 1963. p. 9.

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