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Stanley Evans is a Welsh teacher who heads to Austalia after an unsuccessful romance. Yearning for the good old days when he was a choral director in Wales, Secombe organizes his Aussie ... See full summary »

Director:

James Gilbert

Writers:

Stan Mars (original screenplay), Elwyn Jones (additional material) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry Secombe ... Stanley Evans
Maggie Fitzgibbon Maggie Fitzgibbon ... Shirley Marshall
John Meillon ... Mick Cassidy
Dennis Jordan Dennis Jordan ... Steve Cassidy
Dawn Lake Dawn Lake ... Sal Cassidy
Peter Whittle ... Pete Marshall
Bobby Limb Bobby Limb ... Bill
Norman Erskine Norman Erskine ... Norm
Jack Allen Jack Allen ... Banjo
Roger Cox Roger Cox ... Ben
Tommy Mack ... Gunboat
John Armstrong John Armstrong ... Shiller
Benita Collings Benita Collings ... Alice
Stuart Wagstaff Stuart Wagstaff ... Announcer
Jeff Ashby Jeff Ashby ... Pearson
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Stanley Evans is a Welsh teacher who heads to Austalia after an unsuccessful romance. Yearning for the good old days when he was a choral director in Wales, Secombe organizes his Aussie students into a children's choir. Along the way, Secombe finds lasting happiness with down-to-earth local woman. Written by Ørnås

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He's playing a Pommy teacher landed in the promised land with a bunch of cheeky kids, a fractured love affair and the Kookaburra Springs sexpot . . . you have to LAUGH!

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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According to David Stratton in his book 'The Last New Wave', this film "...was mistaken overseas [outside of Australia] as a British production and, indeed, reviewed by the 'Monthly Film Bulletin' as such". See more »

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Someday
Written by Jimmy Grafton and Winifred Atwell (as W. Atwell)
Sung by Harry Secombe
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28 December 2020 | by marktaylorukSee all my reviews

One of.those films that makes you.suspect that life might be worth living.We need a lot more of them especially at times like this! Why did Maggie Fitzgibbon retire so early?


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Country:

Australia | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1972 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Sunstruck See more »

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Production Co:

Immigrant Productions See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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