Lesley Cansdell oral history (excerpts)

Title:
Lesley Cansdell oral history (excerpts)
Category:
NFSA ID:
1500028
Year:
2017
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Lesley Cansdell recalls her time as a fan of Australian radio drama serials, attending for several years in the 1950s the Sydney radio theatres who ran live-to-air sessions of 'Caltex Theatre Playhouse' and the pre-recorded 'Harry Dearth's Playhouse'. During that time she assembled an autograph book which grew to include the signatures of many Australian radio, theatre and film personalities - an item which she has now donated to the NFSA. Having spoken about the creation of the autograph book and other memorabilia, Lesley includes information about herself including her upbringing, education, marriage and career.