• Comedy
  • Rated: M,15
  • Director: Bruce Beresford
  • Writer: Bruce Beresford, Barry Humphries
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The Adventures of Barry McKenzie is a 1972 Australian film starring Barry Crocker, telling the story of an Australian 'yobbo' on his travels to the United Kingdom. Barry McKenzie was originally a character created by Barry Humphries for a cartoon strip in Private Eye. It was the first Australian film to surpass one million dollars in Australian box office receipts. A sequel, Barry McKenzie Holds His Own, was produced in 1974. Barry Humphries appears in several roles, including: a hippie, Barry McKenzie's psychiatrist Doctor de Lamphrey, and as Aunt Edna Everage (later Dame Edna Everage). Humphries would later achieve fame with the character of Dame Edna in the UK and USA. The film was produced by Phillip Adams, who became a prominent op-ed journalist and broadcaster, and directed by Bruce Beresford.
  • Comedy
  • Rated: M,15
  • Director: Bruce Beresford
  • Writer: Bruce Beresford, Barry Humphries

  • Barry Crocker
    Barry Humphries
    Paul Bertram
    Dennis Price
    Spike Milligan
    Peter Cook
    Avice Landone
    Mary Ann Severne
    Jenny Tomasin
    Dick Bentley
    Julie Covington
    Judith Furse
    Christopher Malcolm
    Maria O'brien
    Margo Lloyd

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  • (1972)

  • Comedy
  • Rated: M,15
  • Director: Bruce Beresford
  • Writer: Bruce Beresford, Barry Humphries
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The Adventures of Barry McKenzie is a 1972 Australian film starring Barry Crocker, telling the story of an Australian 'yobbo' on his travels to the United Kingdom. Barry McKenzie was originally a character created by Barry Humphries for a cartoon strip in Private Eye. It was the first Australian film to surpass one million dollars in Australian box office receipts. A sequel, Barry McKenzie Holds His Own, was produced in 1974. Barry Humphries appears in several roles, including: a hippie, Barry McKenzie's psychiatrist Doctor de Lamphrey, and as Aunt Edna Everage (later Dame Edna Everage). Humphries would later achieve fame with the character of Dame Edna in the UK and USA. The film was produced by Phillip Adams, who became a prominent op-ed journalist and broadcaster, and directed by Bruce Beresford.

Starring
  • Barry Crocker
    Barry Humphries
    Paul Bertram
    Dennis Price
    Spike Milligan
    Peter Cook
    Avice Landone
    Mary Ann Severne
    Jenny Tomasin
    Dick Bentley
    Julie Covington
    Judith Furse
    Christopher Malcolm
    Maria O'brien
    Margo Lloyd