In the last podcast of the series, Terry recalls preparations for the first ever episode of “In Melbourne Tonight” with host Graham Kennedy at GTV9, on the 6th May 1957. The series ran until 1970. Read more
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In the second podcast of the series, Terry describes a typical day for him, editing the early evening and late news for GTV9, starting at 9am and ending at 11pm.
Today, 19th January 2017, is the 60th anniversary of GTV9‘s opening night in Melbourne, Australia. To mark the occasion here is the first in a series of interviews given by Terry Gallacher about his time in Australia during the early days of Australian Television.
In April 2011 I recorded an interview with my father, Terry Gallacher, for the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s Oral History program, it was meant as a record of his career and experiences in Australia, covering looking for work since his arrival in Melbourne in 1956 and including his time at GTV9 as Senior Film Editor and later at ABV2 as Supervising Film Editor. Read more
“Movietone editor Charles Ridley”
Charles Ridley was an editor and an expert in the art of manipulating movie film negative, the result of his most famous example of film manipulation proved an enormous morale boost to the Allies during the Second World War.
“Movietone cameraman Paul Wyand” – part two
Paul Wyand was a legendary newsreel cameraman for British Movietone News, he was the author of the book, “Useless if Delayed” published in 1959. Part two of the podcast recalls his career after the end of the Second World War, filming the Coronation, and the feature length documentary Flight Of The White Heron, working with Orson Welles and his move from cameraman to being Assignments Manager and later Production Manager.
“Movietone cameraman Paul Wyand” – part one
Paul Wyand was a legendary newsreel cameraman for British Movietone News, he was the author of the book, “Useless if Delayed” published in 1959. Part one of the podcast recalls his career up to the end of the Second World War.
“Movietone’s shipping manager Dick Davies”
This week’s podcast tells the story of Dick Davies who formed the shipping department for Movietone, speeding up delivery and reducing costs to the company – resulting in stories reaching the screen much quicker than before. Dick was also an accomplished musician, who formed his own Big band. The real story of the podcast is how a deal made with management was reneged upon.
“Movietone cameraman Jimmy Humphries”
This week’s podcast remembers Jimmy Humphries, Movietone’s cameraman based in New Brighton.