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form y separately published work icon Dad and Dave : On Our Selection single work   film/TV   humour  
Alternative title: On Our Selection
Adaptation of On Our Selection! 'Steele Rudd' , 1899 selected work short story
Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 Dad and Dave : On Our Selection
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Adapted by George Whaley from stories written by Steele Rudd in the late 1890s and early 1900s, Dad and Dave: On Our Selection concerns the trials and tribulations of rural life, in particular, those of the Rudd family. Dad Rudd moves his family out into the scrub to 'select' 150 acres of fly-blown land that would hardly grow a cabbage. Riley, his squatter neighbour and local MP, hates selectors and wants the Rudds' land. The family makes a go of it, however, and Dad decides to contest the local parliamentary seat, going up against his neighbour.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Form: screenplay

Works about this Work

By Crikey Michael McGirr , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , September vol. 5 no. 7 1995; (p. 48)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Our Selection Noel Purdon , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , August no. 142 1995; (p. 31)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Comic Veers Close to Comatose Sandra Hall , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 25 July vol. 116 no. 5980 1995; (p. 95-96)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Untitled 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 July 1995; (p. 4)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Inreview Margaret Smith , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Cinema Papers , August no. 105 1995; (p. 44-45)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Paperbacks Tony Maniaty , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 August 1995; (p. rev 9)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Paperbacks Philippa Hawker , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 September 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of The Hotel Albatross Debra Adelaide , 1995 single work novel ; Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV ; Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
Cultural Fringe Dwellers to Push Priscilla Aside Richard Waller , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 July 1995; (p. 25)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Cripes, Where are All Those Laughs? Mark Naglazas , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 25 July 1995; (p. 5)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Episodic Success Richard Waller , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 July 1995; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV
Misadventures of Dad and Dave Return Peter Cochrane , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 June 1994; (p. 13A)
Spotlight on Selection of Scenes from the Past Naomi Mapstone , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 June 1995; (p. C8)
It's a Brand New Day Out on `the Selection' Helen Musa , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 June 1995; (p. C8)
Keep Traditions, Says McKern Damien Woolnough , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 July 1995; (p. 25)
Cliches Smother the Joke Jim Schembri , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 20 July 1995; (p. 16)
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