Published in Overland Issue 207 Winter 2012 Uncategorized Also Starring … Alan Wearne For Anthony Lawrence … but always with Ron Haddrick As James McAuley, John Meillon as Douglas Stewart Gregory B Shortis Poems for Two Journals Ben Kingsley as David Malouf Nicole Kidman as Alison Croggon Anthony Quinn as PiO Anna Magnani as Thalia Mickey Rourke as Eric Beach Randy Quaid as Billy Marshall-Stoneking Greta Garbo as Gig Ryan Judi Dench as Gwen Harwood Kevin Costner as John Tranter Simone Signoret as Lyn Tranter Peter Lorre as Peter Skrzynecki Peter Sellers as Peter Porter Peter Fonda as Tim Thorne Dennis Hopper as Mark Reid Harvey Keitel as Mal Morgan Robert Mitchum as Nigel Roberts Tommy Lee Jones as David Brooks Jonathan Pryce as Rae Desmond Jones Shelley Winters as Dorothy Hewett Vanessa Redgrave as Chris Mansell Richard Todd as Geoffrey Lehmann Ralph Fiennes as Peter Rose Walter Brennan as Philip Hammial Deborah Kerr as Judith Beveridge Margaret Rutherford as Judith Rodriquez Thelma Ritter as Judith Wright Tiny Tim as Richard Allen Rex Harrison as Nicholas Pounder Joyce Grenfell as Kate Llewellyn Montgomery Clift as Randolph Stowe Ian Holm as Vincent Buckley Rowan Atkinson as Philip Martin Paul Scofield as Chris Wallace-Crabbe Paul Hogan as Geoff Goodfellow Rolf Harris as John Kinsella Chips Rafferty as Ian Mudie Hugo Weaving as Philip Salom Lyle Lovett as Denis Gallagher Dennis Weaver as Henry Lawson Dustin Hoffman as Graham Rowlands Jane Adams as Emma Lew Stewart Grainger as Tom Thompson Shelley Duval as Jennifer Maiden Peter O’Toole as Robert Gray Ruth Cracknell as Joyce Lee Jane Fonda as Bronwyn Lea Warren Oates as Shelton Lea Gary Cooper as S K Kelen Jean Arthur as Bonny Cassidy Emily Watson as Johanna Featherstone Al Pacino as Gary Catalano Willem Dafoe as Ben Michell James Caan as Rob Wilson Eddie Bracken as Benjamin Frater Betty Boop as Alise Blainey Tom Courtney as Jimmy Andrews Nick Cave as Jaya Savige Kevin Bacon as Liam Ferney Lee Marvin as Dennis McDermott Christopher Walken as Laurie Duggan Demos Roussos as Komninos ‘Ugly’ Dave Grey as James Taylor Dame May Whitty as Barbara Giles William H Macy as Bruce Beaver Una Merkel as Pam Brown Michelle Pfeiffer as Vicki Viidikas Delphine Seyrig as Cath Kenneally Alec Baldwin as Peter Goldsworthy William Hurt as Andrew Sant Chris Cooper as Ken Smeaton Liv Ullmann as Claire Gaskin Miranda Otto as Kerry Loughrey Alan Rickman as Ken Bolton Paul Desmond as John Hawke Peter Boyle as Peter Boyle Jean Kent as Jean Kent Stockard Channing as Nicolette Stasko Ronnie Corbett as John Howard Ronnie Barker as Kim Beazley Tilda Swinton as Julia Gillard Kevin Spacey as Kevin Rudd Noel Coward as Tony Abbott Joel McCrae as Peter Costello Woody Harrelson as Bob Katter Richard E Grant as Martin Harrison Jackson Brown as Brendan Ryan Pete Townsend as Homer Reith Warren Beatty as Richard Tipping Bill Murray as Luke Davies Tim Robbins as Craig Sherborne Gary Oldman as Peter Minter Gene Wilder as Michael Sharkey Jeremy Irons as Dennis Haskell Trevor Howard as Alan Gould Oliver Reed as Alan Wearne Martin Sheen as Murray Bail Kate Winslet as Delia Falconer Marilyn Monroe as Blanche D’Alpuget Ian Richardson as Bryce Courtney Vincent Price as Patrick White Claude Raines as Hal Porter Ben Gazarra as August Kleinzahler Ethel Merman as Vanessa Badham John Cazale as John Anderson Jon Voight as John Jenkins John C Reilly as John Forbes Astro Boy as Adam Aitken John Malkovich as Kerry Leves Diane Keaton as Lauren Williams Rutger Hauer as Rudi Krausman Jean Gabin as Anthony Lawrence Gene Hackman as Lyn Hard Frank Thring as Adrian Rawlins John Barrymore as Christopher Brennan George C Scott as Francis Webb Melvyn Douglas as Kenneth Slessor Stephen Spielberg as Ivor Indyk Francis Ford Coppola as Kevin Pearson Matt Damon as Michael Heyward Elisha Cook Jnr as Jamie Grant Bette Davis as Fay Zwicky and Harpo Marx as Robert Adamson. With special thanks to Robert Adamson, Ken Bolton, John Hawke, Anthony Lawrence, Gig Ryan, Peter Skrzynecki, Tim Thorne and the late John Forbes Alan Wearne Alan Wearne has had a career spanning decades, including roles alongside Anthony Quinn, Robert Mitchum, Greta Garbo, Jean Gabin and Harpo Marx. Later this year he appears in Cabin Crew, Prepare the Cabin for Landing directed by Steven Spielberg. More by Alan Wearne Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 9 December 2022 Friday Fiction Fiction | Quitting Matthew Sini A week after Tom left, Gus was yawning through a morning piss when the patter on the roof intensified to a rattle. Before he could shake the last few dribbles into the toilet bowl, the rattle swelled into a roar. First published in Overland Issue 228 8 December 20229 December 2022 Politics Socialist politics after the elections in Victoria Daniel Lopez Speculative strategy aside, the most satisfying thing about the Victorian Socialists result is that it proves there’s a mass audience for an explicitly socialist project. It’s not just that socialism is electorally viable. It’s more than that. Now, VS has made it possible to articulate a socialist answer to the systemic problems that are degrading our lives. And, if we place our bets wisely, we can back it up with numbers, both in and out of parliament.