John Bowring - making the knife for Crocodile Dundee
The film’s most famous joke 'That’s not a knife…’ relies on the impressive bowie knife created by film armourer John Bowring. In this oral history excerpt Bowring tells the story behind the making of the knife.
Learn more about the making of the Crocodile Dundee films in the curated collection.
In this excerpt from an oral history recording, John Bowring talks about making the famous knife for the film, Crocodile Dundee (1985). The portrait photo of John Bowring was taken by Tony Mott.