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Unforgettable as Fingerbone Bill, this was the first of many occasions when David had the whole world under his spell. A hit even in China and the USSR, here its deep and lasting impact on a young Indigenous generation is less widely known.

As a girl, Natasha Wanganeen, now an actor herself, saw him on a TV set at Point Pearce Aboriginal Mission, and thought “he’s like me, I’m like him. And it made me feel good… he let me know I had a place here…Watching him be so happy and free and such a larrikin. That’s exactly us!”

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