The Great MacArthy

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Great MacArthy (1975, Australia) is an Australian Rules Football-Comedy film directed by David Baker.


Main Details

  • Released on August 4, 1975
  • Color
  • Running time: 106 minutes
  • Production Co.: Stony Creek Films
  • Directed by David Baker
  • Written by David Baker and John Romeril, from Barry Oakley's novel A Salute to The Great MacArthy
  • Starring: John Jarratt, Judy Morris, Kate Fitzpatrick

Plot Summary

  • Macarthy is a country football player who is kidnapped by the South Melbourne Football Club and made a star player in the city.


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