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The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)

Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Crocker ...
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Landlord
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Dominic
Paul Bertram ...
Curly
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Mr. Gort
Avice Landone ...
Mrs. Gort
Mary Ann Severne ...
Lesley
Jenny Tomasin ...
Sarah Gort
Dick Bentley ...
Detective
Julie Covington ...
Blanche
Judith Furse ...
Claude
Christopher Malcolm ...
Sean
Maria O'Brien ...
Caroline Thighs
Margo Lloyd ...
Mrs. McKenzie
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Young Australian, Barry McKenzie, travels to England with his Aunt Edna after his father dies and a request is revealed in his will.

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Cripes!! The things these pom sheilahs will do in front of a camera !!!! [Australian theatrical daybill movie poster] See more »

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12 October 1972 (Australia)  »

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Barry McKenzie kalandjai  »

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Trivia

Leslie and Claude live in a house called 'Radcliffe Hall'. This is a reference to the novelist Radcliffe Hall, author of the 1928 lesbian novel 'The Well of Loneliness' - at one point Claude asks Edna if she has ever 'dipped into' it. See more »

Goofs

In Caroline Thigh's flat Barry empties the curried chicken and prawn aphrodisiac down his boxers, staining his t-shirt. When he is thrown out of her flat the t-shirt is clean. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Edna Everage: You're going to break a few hearts tonight. Just let your Auntie whisk off your cradle-cap, and pick out those little custard corners.
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Soundtracks

Old Pacific Sea
Lyrics by Barry Humphries
Sung by Barry McKenzie (Barry Crocker) at the Leprosy Benefit show
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I must have grown up
4 August 2004 | by (Sunny Southend, UK) – See all my reviews

I saw this at the flicks when it was first shown in the UK. I think I was about 16 - I recall thinking that it was totally hilarious, but seeing it recently on TV just made me squirm with embarrassment. I suppose seeing people "chunder" and hearing adults swear a bit must have seemed a bit special. Spike Milligan was funny as the landlord and Dennis Price was a good sport to send his "class" up. Dumb, devoid of any real intelligence and juvenile. That goes for me and the film ;-) I will now waffle a bit to fill up the required 10 lines of review. What happened to the Aussie film scene ? You guys threatened to take over the world at one point.


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