The Humpty Dumpty Man

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The Humpty Dumpty Man
Directed by P. J. Hogan
Produced by Miranda Bain
Written by P. J. Hogan
Karl Zwicky
Starring Frank Gallacher
Cinematography Martin McGrath
Edited by Murray Ferguson
Quantum Films
Capital Productions
Australian Film Commission
Distributed by Home Cinema Group (video)
Release date
1989 (video)
Running time
92 mins
Country Australia
Language English
Budget A$1,292,000[1]

The Humpty Dumpty Man is a 1986 Australian film which was the first feature directed by P.J. Hogan. It was based on the David Combe affair.[2][3]


Shadlow is a trade consultant who accepts a Soviet trade contract and is accused of international espionage.


The movie was not released theatrically.[2]


  1. ^ "Australian Productions Top $175 million", Cinema Papers, March 1986 p64
  2. ^ a b David Stratton, The Avocado Plantation: Boom and Bust in the Australian Film Industry, Pan MacMillan, 1990 p241-242
  3. ^ Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p82

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