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Malcolm is a beloved Australian comedy from 1986 about a mechanical genius played by Colin Friels.

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We take a look at props and designs for the beloved Australian comedy Malcolm (1986), starring Colin Friels.

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Malcolm's getaway car comes to an untimely end, plunging into a river.

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The stunt driver is clearly visible in this film still from the movie. Apparently the two halves of the car were notoriously difficult to control.

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Looking like members of the Kelly Gang, Malcolm's three remote controlled office garbage bins stage a hold up.

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Actor John Hargreaves as the small time criminal, Frank. Frank meets Malcolm when he answers an advertisement in the corner shop window saying that Malcolm has a room to rent.

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Frustrated by the types of films Australia was making in the 1980s, David Parker says he was encouraged by actor Colin Friels to write his own script – something he had never previously attempted.<

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Malcolm was a critical and box office success, winning eight AFI awards and being released in 22 countries.

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The cast of Malcolm, Colin Friels (Malcolm), Lindy Davies (Judith) and John Hargreaves (Frank).

Lobby card for the film, Malcolm.

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Malcolm sits on the curb sending his remote controlled car to the corner shop for milk.

Lobby card for the film, Malcolm.