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Buddies (1983)

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Young miners Mike and Johnny (Colin Friels and Harold Hopkins) work in the gem fields of central Queensland around Emerald. Conflict arises when their pick-and-shovel operation is threatened by a large scale bulldozer operator.

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Mike
Harold Hopkins ...
Johnny
Kris McQuade ...
Stella
Norman Kaye ...
George
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Ted
Dennis Miller ...
Andy
Dinah Shearing ...
Merl
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Alfred
Lisa Peers ...
Jennifer
Andrew Sharp ...
Peter
Rob Steele ...
Policeman
Ralph Albring ...
Hans
Bob Hicks ...
Gorilla
Hermino De Guzman ...
Thai buyer (as Hermie de Guzman)
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Thai buyer (as Michael Anderson)
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Young miners Mike and Johnny (Colin Friels and Harold Hopkins) work in the gem fields of central Queensland around Emerald. Conflict arises when their pick-and-shovel operation is threatened by a large scale bulldozer operator.

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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 »

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Featured in Buddies: A Gem of a Time (2009) See more »

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Buddies
Written and performed by John Williamson
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Buddies movie
14 November 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I, too, have been looking for it for my father and my tracking has lead me to discover that an American company now owns the rights to Buddies and it is up to them if they re-release it or not. Try contacting the Australian Film Archives and see what details they can give you. The other way is to track down the director, producer and the company that originally released it, JD Productions. The Australian Archives is a good source as well. I am writing to the production company and hopefully get some answers. When I get the answers I will get back and let you know.

Phoenix


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