The Man from Down Under

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The Man from Down Under is an American 1943 drama film starring Charles Laughton as a man who raises two war orphans. It was called "Hollywood's first full-length film dealing exclusively with Australia and Australians".

The Man from Down Under is an American 1943 drama film starring Charles Laughton as a man who raises two war orphans. It was called "Hollywood's first full-length film dealing exclusively with Australia and Australians".

Original Release

08/04/1943

US Release

08/04/1943

Cast

Charles Laughton Jocko Wilson
Binnie Barnes Aggie Dawlins
Richard Carlson 'Nipper' Wilson / Nipper Wilson
Donna Reed Mary Wilson
Christopher Severn 'Nipper' as a Child / Nipper Wilson (child)
Arthur Shields Father Polycarp
Hobart Cavanaugh Boots
Clyde Cook Ginger Gaffney
Stephen McNally 'Dusty' Rhodes / Dusty Rhodes
Peter Lawford Mr. Jones
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Robert Z. Leonard

Writers

Wells Root, Tom Seller, Mary Kelly, Bogart Rogers

Cast

Charles Laughton Jocko Wilson
Binnie Barnes Aggie Dawlins
Richard Carlson 'Nipper' Wilson / Nipper Wilson
Donna Reed Mary Wilson
Christopher Severn 'Nipper' as a Child / Nipper Wilson (child)
Arthur Shields Father Polycarp
Hobart Cavanaugh Boots
Clyde Cook Ginger Gaffney
Stephen McNally 'Dusty' Rhodes / Dusty Rhodes
Peter Lawford Mr. Jones
Luis Alberni Dino Piza
Eily Malyon Sarah / Sarah - Aggie's Maid
Ian Wolfe Soldier / Returning Soldier Seeking Father Antoine
Evelyn Falke Mary as a Child / Mary, as a child
André Charlot Father Antoine
Philip Ahn English-Speaking Japanese Aviator
Richard Ainley Military Doctor
Eric Alden Newsman
Harry Allen Laborer
Jimmy Aubrey Tipsy Anzac Soldier

Producers

Editors

George White

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