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Terranova Matadora:
Carolyn Hayward

A documentary by Rhonda Buckley

Carolyn Frances Hayward (born 1937 in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada) was a bullfighter, who later became an artist. Featured on Front Page Challenge, What's My Line and I've Got a Secret, she became a celebrity in both Canada and the United States for her success and career as a bullfighter. She became interested in bullfighting when she visited Spain and in 1957 fought her first non-professional fight at Plaza de Toros in Toledo, Spain.

Carolyn Hayward, now 78, left Newfoundland at 17 and killed over 150 bulls in Mexico City, Merida, Peru, and Spain. I am making a documentary about Carolyn Hayward and have access to extraordinary archival footage from 1963. Terranova Matadora: Carolyn Hayward is a documentary that will include archival footage and present day recorded interviews.


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