From Father O’Farrell’s parish to Mrs. Benson’s farm you’ll meet colourful characters like The Smiling Bandit and Hard Way Jones. They have one thing in common; they want to make you laugh. These real life characters are melded into sixteen feel-good stories which aim to engender miles of smiles and cause you to languish in laughter.
This is the true story of a dapper Melbourne doctor who bought a ship and decided to recruit South Sea Islanders whom he intended to sell as labourers to plantation owners in Australia and Fiji.When things didn't go his way, he resorted to kidnap. With one hundred natives locked in the hold of his ship, Carl, fighting broke out culminating in a terrible mass murder.