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Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry McKenzie / Rev. Kevin McKenzie
Aunt Edna Everage / Dr. Meyer Delamphrey / Offensive Buck-toothed Englishman / Senator Douglas Manton
Ed Devereaux ...
Sir Alec Ferguson
Colin 'The Frog' Lucas
Hugo Cretin
Clive James ...
Brian Tapply ...
Sir Nigel Stewart
Paul Humpoletz ...
Modeste Imbecile
Beatrice Aston ...
Cherylene McKenzie
Mike Newman ...
Foureyes Fenton (as Michael Newman)
Merdelle Jordine ...
Rhonda Cutforth-Jones
Don Spencer ...
Andrew Lodge ...
Scrotum Baker


Barry McKenzie's Aunt Edna is kidnapped by Count Von Plasma, the vampire head of an isolated Eastern European dictatorship who mistakes her for the Queen of England and thinks that kidnapping her will draw tourists to his country. Barry and his mates set out to rescue her and bring her back to Australia. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Release Date:

12 December 1974 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Bazza Holds His Own  »

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AUD 240,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In Australia, the film was never released on home video (VHS or Betamax). It wasn't until June 2003, when it released on DVD, that Australians had the film on the home entertainment market. See more »


Barry McKenzie: I'm that randy I could root the hair on a barber shop floor.
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Crazy Credits

The first English language film with English sub-titles. See more »


Referenced in Welcome to Woop Woop (1997) See more »


Botany Bay
Instrumental version when Barry is in gaol
Sung at the Australian embassy
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whack O the Diddle Oh
29 October 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A top notch film great cast, great songs, and the ever loveable Bazza doing what he does best being Bazza, this time his Aunty Edna gets kidnapped by a ratbag vampire Count Eric Von Plasma, so Bazza and his mates have to go rescue her, great characters, including mates like Scrotum Baker. Edna is outstanding as usual, her home movies are classic.Just as good in my book as the first film, with great lines great songs great acting. A bonzer film no risk if you haven't seen this ripper of a film you don't know what you're missing out on. My equal favourite film of all time (other on is Adv. Barry Mckenzie)

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