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Do Not Go Gentle

Television (Full Length) – 1983

PG
Parental Guidance

Charlie is about to die. His wife is playing prison guard, stopping visitors. She wants to score him a christian grave. But Charlie would prefer a drink. It it is time for blunt honesty — which means more battles with his wife, insulting the kids, and making sure his funeral involves the ocean. One of the last things legendary playwright Bruce Mason wrote before his death in 1982, Do Not Go Gentle also offers a rare central role for veteran Bill Johnson, fresh from playing villain in Under the Mountain. Late children’s TV talent Huntly Eliott cameos as the priest.

Good two "G" man. Girls and grog. Grog and girls. That’s Charlie.
– One of Charlie's friends

Key Cast & Crew

Donald Hope Evans

Director

John Anderson

Producer

Bruce Mason

Writer

Don Donner

As: George Gibbs

Bill Verrall

As: Fred

Blair Park

As: Derek

See all 17 credits

Acknowledgements

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Music

Original music composed by Terry Gray.

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