Mister Biscuit

1999, XX minutes

16mm Feature documentary

Directed By:Brian McKenzie

Mister Biscuit follows the fortunes of a children’s entertainer. Noel Mason’s vaudevillian skills are appreciated by younger audiences however he is not making enough money to cover his costs and upkeep his rent. He answers a newspaper advertisement to join an agency and gets work in shopping centres. The agent however cheats Noel out of his fees then disappears. Noel turns sleuth to track down the fraudster then writes the events of his real-life drama into his children’s theatre show.

Made with the musical accompaniment of the famous Yarraville Mouth Organ Band. Presented in Paris at Cinema du Reel. Special mention in the Critics Circle awards.