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They’re a Weird Mob (1966)

  1. I had forgotten what a great movie this was, it's been so long. I think when I first saw it in the 60's, I was prejudiced because I had just finished reading the book not long before. Movies rarely come out as good as the book, the mind produces better movies than producers. Chips Rafferty was close to his best in this film, probably partly because of Walter Chiari, a very accomplished actor. This is one movie I would really like to see again. I think it is a real gem. Ken Lyneham

  2. #1 from kanakaken – 7 years, 7 months ago.
  3. Really aged badly. Not well made, melodramatic and should be redone minus the racist comments throughout.

    I'm glad Chips Rafferty did Wake in Fright otherwise he might only be remembered for this poor film.
    Embarrassing, the director didn't understand the country

  4. #2 from Paubai – 2 years, 7 months ago.
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