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Looking back at the 50-year career of the pioneering actor, dancer and storyteller.
Jacqui North looks back at her groundbreaking documentary Chrissy.
Highlighting the work of female producers and directors in early Australian TV.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
The NFSA looks to the television collection to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Channel 10 in Melbourne, then known as ATV0.
The NFSA joined with nine other organisations to produce Australia’s first online Encyclopedia of women leaders including women who have made notable contributions to television.
It’s staggering to think that on 11 February 2014 it will be 40 years since one of Australia’s best rating soap operas, The Box (1974-1977), premiered on ATV O in Melbourne.
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