Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway

Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976)

The Startling NBC-TV Drama That Shocked the Nation

  • Genre: Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1976-09-27
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 1 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Douglas S. Cramer Company
  • Production Country: United States of America
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15-year-old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. She meets Alexander, a young male hustler who takes her in, but when she starts working for a pimp, Alexander becomes a target.

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  • Eve Plumb

    as Dawn Wetherby
  • Leigh McCloskey

    as Alexander Duncan
  • Lynn Carlin

    as Dawn's Mother
  • William Schallert

    as Harry
  • Anne Seymour

    as Counterwoman
  • Joan Prather

    as Susie
  • Marguerite DeLain

    as Frankie Lee
  • Bo Hopkins

    as Swan
  • Georg Stanford Brown

    as Donald Umber
  • David Knapp

    as Doctor Roberts
  • Stephanie Burchfield

    as Randy
  • Diane Sommerfield

  • Kaaren Ragland

    as Melba
  • Anne Ramsey

    as Librarian
  • Paul Bryar

    as Counterman
  • Queenie Smith

    as Old Woman
  • Paul Sorensen

    as Police Sergeant
  • Brad Trumbull

    as Man
  • John Rose

    as Salesman
  • Romo Vincent

    as Fat Man
  • Sylvia Anderson

    as Sumi
  • Suzanne Crough

    as Runaway
Art Rick Simpson Set Decoration
Directing Randal Kleiser Director
Sound Fred Karlin Original Music Composer
Crew Jacques R. Marquette Cinematography
Editing Carroll Sax Editor
Production Douglas S. Cramer Producer
Production Edward R. Morse Casting
Writing Dalene Young Writer
Art James Hulsey Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Karl Silvera Makeup Artist
Directing Julie Pitkanen Script Supervisor
Crew Marlowe Newkirk Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Thomas Welsh Costume Design
Directing Mitchell L. Gamson Assistant Director
Production Wilford Lloyd Baumes Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Joanne Haas Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Gloria Algeo Hairstylist