Oral histories on the topic 'film industry'
Gail Tregear, born in 1940, talks about her late father, Allan Tregear, who joined the Parliamentary service in the Senate in 1920 and was Clerk of the House of Representatives from 1955 to 1958. She also recalls memories of childhood and teenage years in the Provisional Parliament House.
Topics: Air-raid shelters, Albert Hall, Allan Tregear, Ben Chifley, Brassey House, Canada, Canberra, Canberra University College, Childhood memories, Clerks (House of Representatives), Cricket, Depression (1930s), Diaries, England, Family life, Film industry, Frederick Shedden, Gary Cooper, Golf, Hollywood, Home movies, Hong Kong, Horse races, House of Commons (UK), Illustrated London News (newspaper), John Curtin, Joint House Department, Kensington, Liberal Party, Malcolm Moir, Marriage, Mugga Way, Munitions, Nellie Melba, Opening ceremony 1927, Parliament House (Melbourne), Parliamentary Service, Phillip Island, Politics, Port Melbourne, Punch (magazine), Queanbeyan, Railways, Red Hill, Religion, Robert Garran, Robert Menzies, Saturday Evening Post (newspaper), Tennis, United States of America, University of Melbourne
Raeburn Trindall (1935-2014) was a prominent Australian cinematographer. He began his career in 1950 at Associated Film Laboratory before joining Movietone News in the camera department in 1955. He was soon elevated to being a Newsreel cinematographer and remained there till early 1961 – then wen...
Topics: A Current Affair, Archibald Prize, Artists, Associated Film, ATN, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian, Cinematographers Society, Bill Rayner, Bruce Gyngell, Bushfires, Canberra Media Productions, Channel Seven, Cinematographers, Cinesound, Cricket, Department of Army Public Relations, Drought, Film industry, Film laboratories, Film-makers, Floods, Four Corners, Frank Chamberlain, Gough Whitlam, Jack Davey, John Haslem, John Knight, Journalists, Kevin Sanders, Kooyong (property), Labor Party, Leura bushfires, Liberal Party, Lyall Trindall, Movietone, News, Mrs. McCaughey, Narrandera, News reels, Norman Lindsay, Paul Hasluck, Photographers, Political commercials, Self-hypnosis, Senate, Sid Wood, Supreme Court case, Sydney, Sydney Morning Herald, Technology, television, The Inquiring Photographer, Wentworth Falls, Working conditions