Australian Screen

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They’re a Weird Mob (1966)

An Italian sports journalist arrives in Australia to find his cousin’s new magazine for migrant Italians has folded. He soon gets a job as a builder’s labourer, learns to talk and drink like an Australian, and falls in love with an Australian girl.

Length: 112 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Featured in the Australian Comedy Part 3: 1950s–1980s collection

Original classification rating: G

Source:

National Film and Sound Archive

Education Resources:

education content clip 1, 2, 3