TAGGED: 1950s
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The Ampol Show was a popular variety program hosted by Jack Davey, broadcast on 2GB from 1952 to 1959.

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American-made Zenith portable transistor radios were among the most popular of their era, their rise coinciding with the birth

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Inner Sanctum is a stand-out example of an American horror program that Aussie radio artists made their own.

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This clip is an excerpt from episode 8 of My Lady Waited.

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In this cinema advertisement, radio host Bob Dyer introduces a new table model radio manufactured by Kriesler.

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In 1949, His Master’s Voice (HMV) released the ‘Little Nipper’ table radio.

There were several updates to the design, with the 64-52 model manufactured 1957-59.

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Stephen Kinnane tells the story behind the human rights award-winning documentary about the Coolbaroo League.

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The NFSA has restored four landmark films by Italian-Australian filmmaker Giorgio Mangiamele – Il Contratto (1953), The Spag (1962), Ninety Nine Per Cent (1963) and Clay (1965).

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The live concert recording Horrie Dargie Concert received Australia’s first gold record when it sold 75,000 copies.

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‘The Drover’s Dream’ was the A-side on the first 10” 78 disc released by Australian revivalist bush band the Bushwhackers.