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Obituary: Paul Cox

Acclaimed Australian filmmaker Paul Cox has died at the age of 76. Although most of his work related to films, with titles including Kostas, Man Of Flowers, A Woman’s Tale and Innocence, Cox also made a contribution to television. He directed The Paper Boy, an episode of the mid-1980s children’s series Winners, and The Gift, an …

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Who Do You Think You Are… a sitcom?

These days the title Who Do You Think You Are? refers to a celebrity-themed genealogical series created by the BBC and franchised around the world, including Australia, where it has been a hit for SBS. Back in the Seventies, Who Do You Think You Are? was a show of a much different kind. It was …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Midday host Ray Martin was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 29th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Hyatt on Collins Hotel on Friday, 3 April 1987. The Gold Logie comes two years after Martin made the risky decision to move away from top-rating current affairs …

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