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:: Aunty Jack's Wollongong The Brave

Popular characters from the ABC hit series The Aunty Jack Show are marked for recognition in this DVD. These are four stand-alone features from the team that brought Aunty Jack.
The episodes are:

Aunty Jack’n the Gong, in Bloody Concert:
Live footage from the 1974 National Concert Tour “In Bloody Concert.” Aunty Jack and Thin Arthur foil Kid Eager’s attempts to steal the Golden Glove and control the show.

Ken Kavanagh - Beyond The Infinite:
The history of the world, as seen through the eyes of a butcher. Kev goes creatively out of control under the influence of meat when his dad turns into a veggie.

The Farrelly Brothers - Three Men, a Sheep and Their Music:
Country and Mediterranean music exponents the Farrelly's and their singing sheep Jason travel to New York City to seek fame, fortune and fodder.

Norman Gunston - The Golden Weeks:
Wollongong's only reporter, Norman Gunston, is mysteriously kidnapped by the Chinese? What do they plan to do with the “Gong's” secret weapon?

Grahame Bond and Rory O'Donahue were at the forefront of the Aunty Jack team in the 1970s and, with the advent of colour television in 1975, made every effort to capitalise with this series. The seldom seen series is now available on DVD.

We see how creative they were in producing a collection of fake documentaries (or mockumentaries), style that was quite rare back then, but has proved a bit of a trendsetter in recent years. It's all good fun and there are some terrific location shots.