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Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn

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Genre  Drama
First episode date  May 16, 1977
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Language  English
6.6/10 IMDb

Director  John Erman
Network  NBC
Country  United States
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Release date  May 16, 1977 (1977-05-16)
Writer  Walter Dallenbach (teleplay), Dalene Young (story), Walter Dallenbach (story), Dalene Young (characters)
Cast  Leigh McCloskey (Alexander Duncan), Eve Plumb (Dawn Wetherby), Juliet Mills (Myra), Jean Hagen (Landlady), Lonny Chapman (Eddie Duncan), Earl Holliman (Ray Church)
Similar movies  My Life in Pink, Sexual Chronicles of a French Family, American Beauty, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Making Love, Boyhood

Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn is a 1977 American made-for-television drama film directed by John Erman, and a sequel to Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976). It premiered on NBC on May 16, 1977.

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Plot

Alexander Duncan (McCloskey), a country-boy-turned-Hollywood-hustler, tries to find legitimate work in order to marry a teenaged prostitute (Plumb) he had hoped to rehabilitate, but he gets involved with a homosexual football pro (Feinstein).

Cast

  • Leigh McCloskey as Alexander Duncan
  • Eve Plumb as Dawn Wetherby
  • Juliet Mills as Myra
  • Jean Hagen as Landlady
  • Lonny Chapman as Eddie Duncan
  • Earl Holliman as Ray Church
  • Alan Feinstein as Charles Selby
  • Asher Brauner as Buddy
  • Diana Douglas as Clara Duncan
  • Pat Corley as Marty
  • Frances Faye as herself
  • Alice Hirson as Judge White
  • Jonathan Banks as Michael
  • Fred Sadoff as Mr. Anderson
  • Doria Cook-Nelson as Della
  • Alexander was the last appearance by actress Jean Hagen, who died August 29, 1977.

    Reception

    Phil Hall of Film Threat called it "not a great film" but "a breakthrough, of sorts, in LGBT television."

    References

    Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn Wikipedia
    Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn IMDb Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn themoviedb.org


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