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The Great Gold Swindle (1984)

| Crime, Drama | TV Movie
The true story of a half million dollar gold robbery which took place in Perth Western Australia in 1982.

Director:

John Power

Writer:

David White
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Hargreaves ... Ray Mickelberg
Steve Jodrell ... Chris Hunt
Tony Rickards ... Peter Mickelberg
Paul Conti Paul Conti ... Himself
Geoff Richards Geoff Richards ... Soldier
Trong Nghia Nguyen Trong Nghia Nguyen ... Viet Cong Soldier
Mahn Cuong Nguyen Mahn Cuong Nguyen ... Viet Cong Soldier
Sandra Eldridge Sandra Eldridge ... Peter's Girlfriend
Robert Hughes ... Brian Mickelberg
Margaret Ford Margaret Ford ... Peggy Mickelberg
Will Day Will Day ... Malcolm Mickelberg
Elaine Baillie Elaine Baillie ... Faye Mickelberg
Rochelle Hibben Rochelle Hibben ... Brian's Daughter
Rozelle Hastwell Rozelle Hastwell ... Brian's Daughter
Rosemary Harrison Rosemary Harrison ... Sheryl Mickelberg
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The true story of a half million dollar gold robbery which took place in Perth Western Australia in 1982.

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robbery | gold | independent film | See All (3) »

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Also Known As:

A Grande Fraude See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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11 June 2002 | by Lew GrahamSee all my reviews

Wednesday, June 12 2002. The date of this comment is relevant. This is a most interesting and not overplayed movie concerning the Mickelburg brothers. Realising that this is a mostly dramatised version of the original caper, it always appeared to me that there was something wrong with the whole concept of the swindle. Now in the light of recent events which have occurred here in Australia today there is now reasonable doubt that the brothers, who always maintained their innocence, actually committed the crime. Nevertheless, it is a movie worth a watch. John Hargreaves put in his usual good performance as did the rest of the cast who are all well known here in Australia. See it if you get the opportunity.


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