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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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Paul Bertram ...
Curly
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Mr. Gort
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Mary Ann Severne ...
Lesley
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Sarah Gort
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Claude
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Sean
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Caroline Thighs
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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This picture was one of fifty Australian films selected for preservation as part of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Kodak / Atlab Cinema Collection Restoration Project. 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: What a delightfully refreshing traditional old English meal that was, Mrs Gort
Mrs. Gort: Oh, thank-you
Aunt Edna Everage: And how unusual to serve the spaghetti bolognese without the toast.
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Soundtracks

Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
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Lyrics by Ben Jonson, tune thought to be traditional
Played by the band at the Young Conservatives function
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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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