Cinema: The New Pictures, Feb. 25, 1957

Smiley (London Films; 20th Century-Fox), made in Australia, describes the adventures of an Australian Tom Sawyer named Smiley Greevins (Colin Petersen), with more backblocks yabber than you'll hear from a gum tree full of galahs. Wants a bike, that joey, and you can bet the creeping bent he'll bottom on the gold. He gives up his lollies and embarks on a course of hard yacker for the local John, Sergeant Flaxman (Chips Rafferty). He even swings a government stroke or two for the amen-snorter (Ralph Richardson), bonzer old dag that. It's a zac and...

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