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Ned Kelly (1970)

GP | | Biography, Crime, Drama | 1 July 1970 (UK)
Based on a true story, Ned Kelly is unable to support his family in the Australian outback, he turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Mrs. Kelly (as Clarissa Kaye)
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Judge Barry
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Tony Bazell ...
Mr. Scott
Allen Bickford ...
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Alexander Cann ...
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Curnow
Diane Craig ...
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Father O'Hea
Geoff Gilmour ...
Anne Harvey ...
Mrs. Devine
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Based on a true story, Ned Kelly is unable to support his family in the Australian outback, he turns to stealing horses in order to make money. He gets more deeply drawn into the outlaw life, and eventually becomes involved in murders. Based on the life of famed 19th-century Australian outlaw Ned Kelly. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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1 July 1970 (UK)  »

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Ned Kelly, Outlaw  »

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£1,000,000 (estimated)
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The opening scenes of the movie were filmed in the Old Melbourne Gaol where Kelly was actually imprisoned and on the scaffold on which Kelly was actually hanged. The gaol (jail) at 377 Russell Street, Melbourne is now open as a tourist attraction. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Ned Kelly: [as his death sentence is pronounced] Yes. I will meet you... There!
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Connections

Version of Ned Kelly (2003) See more »

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Ned Kelly
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Music and Lyrics by Shel Silverstein
Performed by Waylon Jennings
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A Cinematic Low
11 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is truly one of the worst films I've seen in a very long time. It is not just the historical inaccuracy, it's the fact that accuracy is eschewed in favour of a very run of the mill story line. Waylon Jennings performing the soundtrack and Jagger in the lead role suggests a cheap and weak attempt to recreate Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, with Jennings' music not holding a candle to Dylan's and Jagger's acting not just being poorer than Kris Kristofferson's, but actually being some of the poorest I've ever seen.

Who on earth thought it was a good plan to cast Mick Jagger in this film? He can't deliver lines, his accent is hopeless, during the fight scene, the supposed "hard man" stands like a wimp, something that the editor has attempted to deflect attention from but failed dismally. The supporting cast are basically insignificant, none of them being given enough screen time for us to develop much of a relationship with them, all frame space reserved for the "star."

This film marks a low point in cinema that it would be hard to recreate, thank god.


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