Amanda the Cat

Still from the 1958 TV show 'Desmond and the Channel Ninepins' featuring 'Amanda the Cat' puppet and presenter Mary Robin.
Title:
Amanda the Cat
NFSA ID:
356330
Year:
1958
Category:
Access fees

This ginger cat puppet, named Amanda, appeared on Australian television in the late 1950s. Amanda the Cat was conceived, made, voiced and operated by Ann Davis, one of Australia's leading puppet makers and puppeteers. Amanda had a regular spot on children's TV shows including Desmond and the Channel Ninepins and Monday Hit Parade.