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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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The shameless saga of a young Aussie in Pommyland! See more »

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12 October 1972 (Australia)  »

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Barry McKenzie kalandjai  »

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Trivia

This was the first Australian film to earn $1 million, and kept the Australian film Industry alive. 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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Connections

Followed by Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Waltzing Matilda
(uncredited)
Words by A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson
Music by Christine MacPherson
Heard during the drinking session at Curly's flat and as a theme at the television studio
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Cracking Film
8 November 2000 | by (Uk) – See all my reviews

It's a crying shame that this film is unavailable on video.

It really is a great film, crude yes, broad yes, but really very funny. There's a whole new generation of film goers (admittedly British and Australian, I can't see this garnering a wide US audience) who think Bad taste comedy started with 'There's something about Mary' and it's ilk. This is so much better yet it's being hidden. *sigh*


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