Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn
|Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn|
|Based on||Characters created by Dalene Young|
|Written by||Walter Dallenbach|
|Story by||Dalene Young
|Directed by||John Erman|
|Music by||Fred Karlin|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Douglas S. Cramer|
|Producer(s)||Wilfred Lloyd Baumes|
|Running time||96 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Douglas S. Cramer Company|
|Preceded by||Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway|
Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn is a 1977 American made-for-television drama film directed by John Erman, and a sequel to Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976). It premiered on NBC on May 16, 1977.
Alexander Duncan (McCloskey), a country-boy-turned-Hollywood-hustler, tries to find legitimate work in order to marry a teenaged prostitute (Plumb) he had hoped to rehabilitate, but he gets involved with a homosexual football pro (Feinstein).
- Leigh McCloskey as Alexander Duncan
- Eve Plumb as Dawn Wetherby
- Juliet Mills as Myra
- Jean Hagen as Landlady
- Lonny Chapman as Eddie Duncan
- Earl Holliman as Ray Church
- Alan Feinstein as Charles Selby
- Asher Brauner as Buddy
- Diana Douglas as Clara Duncan
- Pat Corley as Marty
- Frances Faye as herself
- Alice Hirson as Judge White
- Jonathan Banks as Michael
- Fred Sadoff as Mr. Anderson
- Doria Cook-Nelson as Della
Alexander was the last appearance by actress Jean Hagen, who died August 29, 1977.
- Levine, Elana (2007). Wallowing in Sex: The New Sexual Culture of 1970s American Television. Duke University Press. pp. 41–42. ISBN 9780822339199.
- Hall, Phil (February 1, 2013). "The Bootleg Files: Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn". Film Threat. Archived from the original on February 5, 2013.
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