25 December 2014 archive

Dec 25 2014

TV’s first colour Christmas

Television.AU wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas! Today we go back to forty years ago, when Australians were allowed their first chance to see Christmas TV in colour. Among the programs to be broadcast in colour was the annual Carols By Candlelight, telecast from the Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne across the 0-10 Network on Christmas Eve. …

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Dec 25 2014

Obituary: Coralie Condon

Coralie Condon, one of the pioneers of television in Western Australia, has died at the age of 99. She passed away in the early hours of Christmas Eve at the Castledare Retirement Village in Perth. With an interest in theatre from an early age, although she was working at the Public Works Department, Condon became known as …

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