Color Me Dead

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Color Me Dead
File:Film Poster for Color Me Dead.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Eddie Davis
Produced by Eddie Davis
Reginald Goldsworthy
Written by Russell Rouse
Clarence Greene
Starring Tom Tryon
Carolyn Jones
Music by Bob Young
Cinematography Mick Bornemann
Edited by Warren Adams
Production
company
Distributed by MGM
Release dates
  • December 1969 (1969-12)
Running time
97 minutes
Country Australia
Language English
Budget $500,000[1]

Color Me Dead is a 1969 Australian thriller directed by Eddie Davis, starring American actors Tom Tryon and Carolyn Jones. It is a remake of the 1950 film D.O.A..

Plot

Lawyer Frank Bigelow discovers he has been poisoned and has only weeks to live. He spends the time tracking down his own murderer.

Cast

Production

The film was the second of three movies Eddie Davis made in Australia for Reg Goldsworthy. Shooting began in September 1968 and took place in Mittagong, Surfers Paradise and Sydney.[2][3]

Reception

The film was poorly received critically and commercially.[2]

References

  1. "AN EXPERT'S VIEW OF THE FILM". The Australian Women's Weekly. National Library of Australia. 22 January 1969. p. 8. Retrieved 10 December 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper, Australian Film 1900–1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1998, 248
  3. ""COLOR ME DEAD": The film that proves Australian knowhow". The Australian Women's Weekly. National Library of Australia. 22 January 1969. p. 8. Retrieved 10 December 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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