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Archive for May, 2009

Elizabeth Black (nee Cater)

Posted by ken On May - 24 - 2009

  Elizabeth Cater and Gary Carvolth co-hosting Club 7 Teen in 1962 Elizabeth Cater and Carolyn Noble have been friends since childhood. Talk about 6 degrees of separation. The early women presenters at Channel Seven, Barbara Robinson, Kath Lavan, Pam Leuba, Carolyn and Elizabeth all had a connection. They either knew each other at school, […]

Steve Thompson Collection

Posted by ken On May - 21 - 2009

Being a still photograher gave Steve the opportunity to capture the on-air antics and publicity shorts of various personalities. … Dawn Lake’s most enduring character was Ethel, here shown reliving her popular Country Cousins sketch with Stuart standing in for the deadpan John Maras, as Ethel in her cardy and headscarf, urging her mute cousin Mary with her catchphrase, "You tell ‘em, luv!

Marion Leyer (nee Greiling)

Posted by ken On May - 19 - 2009

Breaking the glass ceiling… Promotion based solely on merit – working her way up from valued secretary and production assistant to Production Manager of two Perth television stations. Marion Greiling arrived in Perth in 1954, aged 12. Five years before the introduction of television to Western Australia. Marion at the original Vision Switching Console in […]

Bob Hope Down Under – 1978 TV Special

Posted by ken On May - 18 - 2009

    Bob Hope at the Perth Entertainment Centre No doubt Bob Hope’s visit and recording of his TV special in Perth was just another of TVW7 very successful entrepreneurial efforts. Any overseas visiting star could easily make the eastern seaboard for a big entertainment show, but to get over to Perth and Western Australia for […]

Trina Brown

Posted by ken On May - 11 - 2009

Avid Channel Seven viewers throughout the 1960s will remember the popular, pretty and vivacious children’s compere and weather girl Trina Brown. The young lady who presented her audience with a saucy wink every night after she summed up the meteorological conditions and outlook. They even named a pacer after her called, Trina’s Wink, which raced […]

Trina Brown Collection

Posted by ken On May - 10 - 2009

TVW Reunion Web Site Launched

Posted by ken On May - 2 - 2009

The TVW7 50th Anniversary Reunion group has now launched its web site at (Click to view original site) Please click on the image to view the original site, or click on the image of the present site below to see the post reunion wrap up… The TVW Reunion Web Site now features a wrap […]

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