went walkabout (UNCLASSIFIED)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jun 25 03:55:47 UTC 2009

At 11:19 PM -0400 6/24/09, Wilson Gray wrote:
>My God! Has so much time passed? Back in the 'Seventies, Walkabout was
>possibly the biggest Australian movie ever released in the U.S. It
>made the director's career, though, as fate would have it, the careers
>of the stars went nowhere in particular. The last that I've heard of
>Jenny Agutter that I can remember was a small book of her photographic
>work that I came across in Widener. I don't remember the year. It was
>probably some time in the 'Eighties.

Curiously, I happened to see a movie with Jenny Agutter tonight, the
BBC's "Love's Labour's Lost", but checking now I see that the DVD was
remastered from a 1987 original, consistent with the time frame
Wilson mentions.


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