Though the WA TV History group is a separate entity from the Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television (Inc) we share a passion for preserving the heritage of the broadcasting and film industries. The following will give a glimpse of what AMMPT is doing in the following months. The museum association is still looking [...]
Archive for April, 2012
Tribute to Gerry Bahen (1929 – 2012)
Jocelyn and Bret Treasure advised us of some very sad news last week, but also recounted some wonderful memories.
It was a week in which the ANZAC Day Derby Cup football match between the South Fremantle Bulldogs and East Fremantle Sharks proved a real dampener, when play was firstly hampered [...]
Tribute to Garry Meadows who passed away on Thursday, July 22nd, 1982.
Garry had an early involvement with the stage appearing at the Patch, Repertory and Playhouse Theatres. One occasion was in 1957 when Sol Sainken produced a play titled ‘Small Hotel’ by Rex Frost, which starred Garry Meadows and Frank Baden-Powell at the Playhouse. The [...]
Tribute to David Gordon TVW stills photographer
Ron Frank has kindly provided the following tribute to David Gordon TVW stills photographer.
David Gordon – TVW stills photographer in 1972
Photo courtesy of Steve Thompson
It is my duty to advise you that yet another of the TVW workers has passed away.
David Gordon who was the stills photographer employed [...]
Bill McKenzie filled many key executive rolls at TVW and later become the first Managing Director of NEW-10 in Perth.
1959-1963 Joined TVW June 1959 and worked in Traffic, Programs & Publicity.
1963 Sydney Sales Manager TVW7
1964-1968 Film Manager TVW7
1968-1974 Assistant Station Manager TVW7
1974-1977 General Manager SAS 10 Adelaide