Cyclone Tracy (mini-series)

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Cyclone Tracy
Written by Michael Fisher
Ted Roberts
Leon Saunders
Directed by Donald Crombie
Kathy Mueller
Starring Tracy Mann
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 3
Running time 120 minutes
Production company(s) PBL Productions
Original network Nine
First shown in 1986

Cyclone Tracy is a 1986 Australian drama mini series about Cyclone Tracy.[1] In 1986, the Nine Network and PBL created the mini-series based on the events during the cyclone. Michael Fisher, Ted Roberts and Leon Saunders wrote the series, and it starred Chris Haywood and Tracy Mann, who played the lead characters of Steve and Connie. Tony Barry also featured amongst the cast.[2]


Home media release[edit]

The mini-series was released on DVD by Umbrella Entertainment in December 2005. The DVD is compatible with all region codes and includes special features such as newsreel footage of the devastation and a documentary titled On A Wind And A Prayer.[3]


  1. ^ Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p184
  2. ^ "Cyclone Tracy (TV mini-series 1986)". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cyclone Tracy – Synopsis". Umbrella Entertainment. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 

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