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Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)

 |  Comedy  |  June 1975 (UK)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Barry Crocker ...
Barry McKenzie / Rev. Kevin McKenzie
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Aunt Edna Everage / Dr. Meyer Delamphrey / Offensive Buck-toothed Englishman / Senator Douglas Manton
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Dick Bentley ...
Colin 'The Frog' Lucas
Louis Negin ...
Hugo Cretin
Paul Humpoletz ...
Modeste Imbecile
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Beatrice Aston ...
Cherylene McKenzie
Nancy Blair ...
Clothilde
Ishaq Bux
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Nerida Brealey
Craig Canning ...
Tassie
Chantal Contouri ...
Zizi
Ed Devereaux ...
Sir Alec Ferguson
Michael Downey ...
Skeeter
Arthur English ...
Cockney Spiv
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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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Hold your horses! Hold everything! You'll be holding your sides when... [Theatrical Australia] See more »

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June 1975 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Bazza Holds His Own  »

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AUD 240,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Australia's then Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and his wife, Margaret Whitlam, play themselves in the film. Barry Humphries knew someone who lived in the Lodge (the Prime Minister's official residence), who arranged it. See more »

Quotes

Indian Girl: I am studying Kant.
Barry McKenzie: Same here, but I keep failing the practical.
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Crazy Credits

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


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Botany Bay
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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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