The Wacky World of Wills & Burke

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The Wacky World of Wills & Burke ★★ 1985

Comedy based on the adventures of Wills and Burke, the two 19th-century explorers who led the first unsuccessful expedition across the outback—the Lewis and Clark of Australia, if you will. In real life they died during the adventure, a less than wacky finale. “Burke and Wills,” out the same year, was a serious treatment of the same story. 102m/C VHS . AU Garry McDonald, Kim Gyngell, Peter Collingwood, Jonathan Hardy, Mark Little; D: Bob Weis.