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what was that large folder knife Croc Dundee had?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Bushman5, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. Bushman5


    Oct 31, 2007
    Ok, stupid question time...but i'm trying to find that large folding knife that Croc Dundee had in one of his movies........ It looked like a 8" blade + 8" handle when open..


  2. Bushman5


    Oct 31, 2007

    (not the fixed blade that made him famous, but that uber large folder when he wa sin New York on that film set and stabbed the mechanized croc in the jaw)

  3. JD Mandrell

    JD Mandrell Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 20, 2001
    If my memory serves, it was one of those ridiculously large cheap Pakistan folders that are sold by Frost Cutlery and had those funky looking "pakkawood" scales.
  4. Confederate


    Sep 5, 2005
    I don't recall a folder being used. I did, however, find this interesting, if off topic, article from 2005:

    The knife wielded by PAUL HOGAN in CROCODILE DUNDEE is up for auction at $7,600 (GBP4,000) to $15,200 (GBP8,000) in June (05).

    The movie memorabilia featured prominently in the smash 1986 movie and is principally remembered by film lovers for the moment Hogan's MICK DUNDEE dismisses a mugger with the line, "That's not a knife - this is a knife."

    However, for on-set safety purposes the blade - to be auctioned on 19 June - is made of mock aluminium.

    A spokesman for the Sydney, Australia, branch of auctioneers BONHAMS + GOODMAN says, "This is the perfect opportunity to obtain a piece of cinematic history."

    31/03/2005 14:09

    "Mock" aluminum?

    That's a knife, but it's not the knife. One of the best-known props in Australian filmmaking history is set to go under the hammer. But, as Mick Dundee would say, it's not quite fair dinkum.

    The knife up for sale is an aluminium replica of the steel blade famously wielded by Paul Hogan in Crocodile Dundee's famous "That's not a knife" scene.

    There are only two versions of the steel blade in Australia - one owned by Hogan and the other owned by Crocodile Dundee writer and producer John Cornell. A third blade was given to a film executive in Los Angeles.

    However, there were a number of aluminium and rubber replicas made and used during filming. And a copy of the knife made and signed by the film's armourer sold for almost $50,000 at an auction in London two years ago.

    Cornell, who rose to fame as Hogan's sidekick Strop on The Paul Hogan Show before producing Crocodile Dundee, Australia's biggest-grossing film, said "a couple" of aluminium knives were made for Crocodile Dundee and Crocodile Dundee II. "It would be the most important prop in Australian filmmaking," he said.

    But Cornell, who now owns Byron Bay's Beach Hotel with his wife, Delvene Delaney, said he and Hogan would never part ways with their steel originals. "I am not selling mine and Hoges is not selling his," he said.

    Hogan's steel blade was used in the scene where Mick Dundee foiled knife-wielding New York muggers by producing the weapon and delivering the line, "That's not a knife . . . this is a knife."

    The replica will be auctioned by Bonhams & Goodman in Sydney on June 19.

  5. JD Mandrell

    JD Mandrell Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 20, 2001
    It was in the 3rd movie, "Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles", the scene where he took his son to Universal Studios. When they were "attacked" on a ride by a big anamatronic Python, he rammed it through it's head.
  6. cav


    May 13, 2018
    well look at this way , the old school had big luckback knife/ case xx buck uncle henny old school folder 60's 70's 80s'
    and the one looks like casexx or buck
  7. Peter Hartwig

    Peter Hartwig Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 29, 2008
    What the heck were you looking for that brought you to a 2007 Crocodile Dundee thread
    marcinek likes this.
  8. BladeScout

    BladeScout Basic Member Basic Member

    May 16, 2010
    Quite the necro thread.


    Dude, puuuhleeeze ... !

    marcinek and b00n like this.
  9. Mikel_24


    Sep 19, 2007
    Mad Max rules! I like Dundee... but I like Max much much better!
  10. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    ABDFD285-D4E1-426C-835C-7059508CDA85.jpeg Here is a MADD MAXX.
  11. TAH

    TAH Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 3, 2001
    I have no idea why I am posting this photo other than boredom.

  12. BladeScout

    BladeScout Basic Member Basic Member

    May 16, 2010
    I have no idea, as to why your pic does not show other than it might be a glitch.
  13. TAH

    TAH Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 3, 2001
    Strange. It shows for me and it shows in your post where you quoted my post.
  14. cav


    May 13, 2018
    jaguar filding knife / case
  15. dirc


    Jan 31, 2018
    I still think the best classic bowie is Randall's #12 confederate: (11" blade)...


    or, the 13" Raymond Thorp version of the model 12

    TAH likes this.
  16. TAH

    TAH Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 3, 2001
    The best Dundee Bowie reproduction is by Earl Blackmore - complete with kangaroo lace handle and hornback crocodile sheath. Absolutely stunning! :thumbsup:


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