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Just standing in the street

Roy Rene’s life-size statue almost blends in. It is a high quality casual monument of this late... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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The Best Thing In Hindley Street

Roy Rene (born Harry van der Sluys) was a vaudeville comedian born in Adelaide and famous for... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Roy Rene’s life-size statue almost blends in. It is a high quality casual monument of this late - apparently very popular - Australian iconic comedian. It is standing on the sidewalk and there is information plaque right next to it. I was not very familiar...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Roy Rene (born Harry van der Sluys) was a vaudeville comedian born in Adelaide and famous for characters such as the noisy uncouth Mo McCackie was well known in the first half of the 20th century.This is a good replica of how people would have...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I had no idea who Roy Rene was before checking out this statue; a comedian who seemed to entertain people in this continent. Visit if you’re in the vicinity or know this past comedian, the statue itself is not that special.

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

If you are interested in Australian entertainment history then this memorial statue may be of interest. The information plaque provides a useful history lesson.

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Have you ever wondered what The Mo Awards are all about? Well, he is the Australian Comedian that gave them the name. These kind of statues are all over Adelaide & provide perfect photo opportunities for tourists.

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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

It is very bizarre this statue of even featured on trip advisor. It's down Hindley street leading up to Rundle Mall. Don't get me wrong I have accidentally thought it was a person and laughed for a few minutes but it's just a statue of...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

I am not sure who Roy Rene is? The statue is ok I guess, something to see as you head to Rundle Mall.

Thank Scott N
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Surprised to see this statue for the first time when walking out of the Grand Chancellor on Hindley Street. The plaque said it all. He was one of Australia's great comedians. Passed him every day while staying at the Grand Chancellor and we took photos...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Found this cute guy along our Monday pub crawl 🍻🍻down Hindley Street, Adelaide SA πŸ‘πŸ» Worth the fun photos πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» πŸ“ΈπŸ“ΈπŸ“ΈπŸ“ΈπŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“ΈπŸ“ΈπŸ“ΈπŸ“·πŸ“ΈπŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·πŸ“·

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Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

I only came across this statue from the other Trip Advisor reviewer, and I'm glad I did. It's a great statue plaque to Roy 'Mo' Rene on Hindley St (in front of Priceline) and the plaque provides a description on who Roy is and this...More

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