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The Shiralee (1957)

 |  Drama  |  14 July 1958 (Sweden)
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When Jim Macauley finds his wife with another man, he takes their young daughter and they hit the road. With a young child as his responsibility, he finds he can't be quite the fancy-free ... See full summary »

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Russell Napier ...
Mr. W.G. Parker
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Sidney James ...
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
Jim Muldoon (as Charles Tingwell)
Reg Lye ...
Desmond
Barbara Archer ...
Shopgirl
Alec Mango ...
Papadoulos
John Phillips ...
Doctor
Bruce Beeby ...
Macauley's Solicitor
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When Jim Macauley finds his wife with another man, he takes their young daughter and they hit the road. With a young child as his responsibility, he finds he can't be quite the fancy-free wanderer that he had been. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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'Peter Finch' replaced Bill Travers at short notice. See more »

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The Shiralee
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Touching Aussie classic
3 March 2002 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

A really enjoyable film that shows a mans love for his little daughter and her love for him. He sometimes dismisses her but comes to realise that he is more fond of her than he cares to admit when she nearly dies.

Also the attractive shopgirl reminds us how nice women were in the fifties!! Great film - dated of course - but still wonderful. Just thought it ended rather abruptly and left us wanting more.........


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