The Great Macarthy

The Great Macarthy

"He's footy's most forward full forward!"
  • 1975
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 5.2  (50)

The Great Macarthy is a sports comedy film that released in 1975. MacArthy is a great footballer who plays very well for his rural team. However, things change for MacArthy when the bigger South Melbourne team virtually kidnaps him. They force the young man to go to night school, and to spend the rest of his time playing for them. Along the way, the young footballer marries his English teacher, and ends up going on strike to get out of the team. The Great MacArthy was written and directed by David Baker. The film features performances by John Jarratt, Judy Morris, and Kate Fitzpatrick.

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Description
The Great Macarthy is a sports comedy film that released in 1975. MacArthy is a great footballer who plays very well for his rural team. However, things change for MacArthy when the bigger South Melbourne team virtually kidnaps him. They force the young man to go to night school, and to spend the rest of his time playing for them. Along the way, the young footballer marries his English teacher, and ends up going on strike to get out of the team. The Great MacArthy was written and directed by David Baker. The film features performances by John Jarratt, Judy Morris, and Kate Fitzpatrick.
  • Release Date
    1975
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.2  (50)