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Arthur Embery Higgins ACS (1891-1963)

Arthur Embery Higgins ACS (1891-1963)

Arthur Higgins, one of Australia's most famous cinematographers was born in Hobart on October 25, 1891 the youngest of three sons to Henry Higgins a H... More »

3 May 2005

Bruce Hillyard ACS

Bruce Hillyard ACS

Bruce was born in Gisborne, New Zealand on 11 December 1931, and lived there until he was nineteen and then went to Wellington University doing a BA d... More »

3 May 2005

Don McAlpine ACS ASC

Don McAlpine ACS ASC

On a school cultural excursion in the late 1950s to the ABC-TV Gore Hill, Don McAlpine discovered the News Office. There was a door, 'News Supervisor'... More »

3 May 2005

Jack Gardiner ACS (1921-1996)

Jack Gardiner ACS (1921-1996)

Jack became interested in photography in his early teens, getting his first camera in 1935 on his 14th birthday. Thus the seeds for his future in ... More »

3 May 2005

John Gaskell Leake OAM ACS (1929-2009)

John Gaskell Leake OAM ACS (1929-2009)

On November 17, 1944 John commenced work as an office boy at Movietone News - Sydney. Then in 1945 and much to his delight, John was promoted to truck... More »

3 May 2005

John Seale AM ACS ASC

John Seale AM ACS ASC

John started work in 1963 at the ABC-TV at Gore Hill - in the stationary department, dispensing biros and pestering Chief Cameraman Bert Nicholas for ... More »

3 May 2005

John William (Bill) Trerise ACS (1898-1987)

John William (Bill) Trerise ACS (1898-1987)

One of Australia's early pioneer cameramen, Bill Trerise was respectfully known as "Bloody Bill" because of his famous short fuse. Bill began life in ... More »

3 May 2005

Neil Davis (1934-1985)

Neil Davis (1934-1985)

In 1961 Neil joined the ABC as a cine-cameraman but left in December 1963 to take a job as Visnews's cameraman and correspondent in south-east Asia, b... More »

3 May 2005

Robert (Bob) Feeney ACS (1925-2002)

Robert (Bob) Feeney ACS (1925-2002)

Bob Feeney commenced work at Movietone News in Sept. 1941 as an office boy, but after a few months was assigned to the editing room under the then Chi... More »

3 May 2005

Ross Wood Snr. ACS (1916-1980)

Ross Wood Snr. ACS (1916-1980)

In 1932, sixteen-year-old Ross Wood began his film career as an office boy at Fox Movietone News, where his older brother Syd Wood also worked. Syd wa... More »

3 May 2005

Vernon Frederick Wagstaff ACS (1909-1995)

Vernon Frederick Wagstaff ACS (1909-1995)

Vernon Frederick Wagstaff was born at Bendigo in Oct 1909 and educated at Bendigo Technical College where he graduated as an Engineer.   Vern and hi... More »

3 May 2005

 
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