In this excerpt from a video oral history interview with actress Maggie Dence, she recalls the reaction of the audience at the first cast and crew screening of Wake in Fright in Sydney, 1971.
Maggie had only a small role (as Receptionist) in Wake in Fright, her first film, but went on to have a long and successful career in film and TV and on stage.
Among the long-running TV series she has appeared in are The Sullivans (in 1976–77), A Country Practice (1981–89), Prisoner (1984), Neighbours (1993) and All Saints (1998–2003).
Brendan Horgan interviewed Maggie Dence for the NFSA in 2007.
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