Project Teleview: Opening Night

Title:
Project Teleview: Opening Night
NFSA ID:
717286
Year:
1959
Courtesy:
Seven Network
Category:
Access fees

A clip from the documentary Project Teleview about the planning, building and opening of TVW 7, Perth, Western Australia in 1959.

This clip shows station staff preparing for the official station opening, and director Bev Gledhill and director’s assistant Penny Hoes working in the control room on the opening night on 16 October 1959.

We also see the arrival of guests for the opening night, including His Excellency the Governor of Western Australia Sir Charles Gardner.