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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Around the World in 80 Ways
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'Senile and almost blind, Roly Davis (Allan Penney) is aghast when he discovers wife Mavis Davis (Diana Davidson) has embarked on a round-the-world holiday with his next-door neighbour and business rival Alec Moffatt (Rob Steele). Roly’s sons, Wally (Philip Quast), a struggling tourism entrepreneur, and Eddie (Kelly Dingwall), an unemployed sound technician, come up with a plan to ‘send’ their father overseas in pursuit of Mavis. With the help of nurse Ophelia Cox (Gosia Dobrowolska), Wally and Eddie use their family home and Moffatt’s gaudy mansion to produce fake versions of Honolulu, Las Vegas, Rome and Tokyo. As Roly’s ‘tour’ continues, Eddie and Ophelia fall in love.'

Source: Australian Screen.

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