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form y Malcolm single work   film/TV   humour   crime  
Issue Details: First known date: 1986 1986
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When shy mechanical genius Malcolm is sacked from the Metropolitan Transit Authority for building his own tram during work hours, he takes in boarders: ex-con Frank and Frank's girlfriend Judith. The trio soon put their specific skills to use in a succession of daring (and variously successful ) robberies.

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Remembering Hit Aussie Film Malcolm at the National Film and Sound Archive in Canberra Jane Freebury , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 16 September 2016;
'A film about a shy, retiring type whose love of all things mechanical inadvertently draws him into holding up banks was one of the surprise hits of the 1980s. Yes, Malcolm, who is played with impish intelligence by Colin Friels, is happier in his own world of gadgetry than he is in company. ...'
Rewatching Classic Australian Films : Malcolm Luke Buckmaster , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 25 April 2014;

— Review of Malcolm David Parker 1986 single work film/TV
Malcolm Neil Mitchell , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: World Film Locations : Melbourne 2012; (p. 70-71)
Rewatching Classic Australian Films : Malcolm Luke Buckmaster , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 25 April 2014;

— Review of Malcolm David Parker 1986 single work film/TV
Malcolm Neil Mitchell , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: World Film Locations : Melbourne 2012; (p. 70-71)
Remembering Hit Aussie Film Malcolm at the National Film and Sound Archive in Canberra Jane Freebury , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 16 September 2016;
'A film about a shy, retiring type whose love of all things mechanical inadvertently draws him into holding up banks was one of the surprise hits of the 1980s. Yes, Malcolm, who is played with impish intelligence by Colin Friels, is happier in his own world of gadgetry than he is in company. ...'
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