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Underdog Entertainment

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Produced by Marc Schwinges

Written and directed by Luiz De Barros

Director of Photography
Robert Malpage

Art Director
Anton Noortman

Offline Editor
Karyn Bosch

David Stein

Production Co-ordinator
Simone Meyer

Danielle Ghemo-Tudorich

Camera Assistant/Sound/Gaffer
James Adey

Gavin Scates

Production Assistant
Ian McKenzie

Production Office
Isabel van Niekerk

Office Secretary
Nomali Dube

Durban Liaison
Lushen Pather

Post Production Facilities
Visual Assault

On-Line Editor
Riaan Geldenhuys

Audio Final Mix
Rodney Larsen

Opening Titles
Julia Jordaan of Visual Assault

Ristic & Associates

Camera and Lighting Equipment
Samun Films
Cond Productions

Costumes Courtesy of
Edwin Van Wyk
Wardrobe Mistress

Granny Lee Narration based on Lee's own words


Granny Lee
Ruth Barter

Voice of Granny Lee
John Novik

Nicholas Molenaar

Piano Player
Fanuel Motsepe

Hot Bar Boy
William Muller

Hot Lift Boy
Guy Raphaely

Hot Club Boy
Federico Sanchez

Hot Club Boy 2
Marc Schwinges

Hayden Tilley

Luiz De Barros

Taxi Driver
Chris van der Westhuizen

Ballroom dancers from FJT

Commissioning Editor (For SABC 3) Eddie Manzingana


Yusoof Abdullah, Sudley Adams, Andy Arendse, The Baroness, Bryan Bath, Dafa, Temma Dean, Paula du Barry, Leonard Du Plooy, Owen Du Plooy, JJ Graf, Alfred Hicks, Solomon Hunter, Herb Klein, Shirley Lee, Bernadette Liveaux, Inspector J.A. Mostert, Pauline Nell, Shirley Paulse, Brent Quinn, David Reichlin, Latiefa Swers, Patrick Talmadge, Gary van Riet


Francisco de Nobrega
The Gay and Lesbian Archives - University of the Witwatersrand
JJ Graf
Allan Horn
Joan Kemm
Kimberley Africana Library
Herb Klein
Shirley Lee
The Mercury Newspaper
Christine Moolman
Dirck Pont
Helen Roberts
Latiefa Swers
The Star Archives

Costume sketches by Vaughn Jacobs


Andy Arendse, Frank Bailey, Mrs Barros (for the eggs), Miss Sharon Bone, Broadway Dance Club, Bronwyn and Mike (for your patience), Michelle Bruno, Champions/Rainbows, Cinema Nouveau - Rosebank, City Deep Scrapyard, Karen Coetzee, Steven Cohen, Grant Collins, Craighall Park Primary School, Nuno da Cruz, Gerry Davidson, The De Beers Archives, Sandra Dee, The Diamond Fields Advertiser - Kimberley, Donna Diego's Tobacconists - Melville, Doves Funeral Services, DuToitspan School - Kimberley, Eldorado Park Recreation Centre, Endemol, The Estate Private Hotel - Kimberley, Exit, Geordie the cat, Giles - Craighall Park, Paul Gordon, Impala Fruiterers, Everett Jacobs, Vaughn Jacobs, Joan Kemm, Kimberley Anglican Church, Kimberley Provincial Hospital, Maureen Lewis, Barbara Lovejoy, Louis Mallet, The Maritime Museum - Durban, The McGregor Museum - Kimberley, Christine Moolman, Moira Mulligan, Mrs.Myburgh of FJT, New Moon Café, Nico Stein, Outright Magazine, Piero's Unisex Hairstylist, Spencer Pillay, William Pretorius, Davey Reed, Helen Roberts, George Rock, Rose Taxis, Rothesay Butchery, Rush Magazine, Sandra Sassman, Bruce Sherwin, Skyline Bar, Stardust - The Palace, Stuart H, Paul Stobbs, The Michelangelo Hotel, Therapy, Patrick van Blerk, Edwin Van Wyk, Wardrobe Mistress, West End Cemetery - Kimberley, West Park Cemetery, Yonder - Kimberley

This film is dedicated to those brave Grannies who dare to live it up. May the rest of us someday find our way.

Legal Disclaimer: The appearance or mention of any person or organisation in this documentary is not to be taken as any indication of the sexual or social orientation of such persons or organisation.

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© 2000 Underdog Entertainment (a division of Underdog Productions) / SABC3

Ruth Barter plays Granny Lee