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Theatre Programme - APG, Pram Factory, Phar Lap, it's Cingalese for Lightning Y'know, 1977 Object Reg. No: HT 13267

In 1977 the Australian Performing Group staged a production of this new play, written by Stephen Mastare, at the Pram Factory in Carlton. Unhappy with the depiction of his father, Harry Telford's son Gerald contacted the group through his lawyer requesting a number of changes to the script.
Rectangular programme consisting of six paper pages, printed on both sides with extensvie black text, bound within a white glossy paper cover. On the front is printed several drawings of Phar Lap, along with details of the play and a `pram' logo. The covers are attached with two metal staples.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.30 cm (Width), 18.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, recreation, horses, sport, racing industry, programmes, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Phar Lap, Champion Race Horse (1926-1932), Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Printed on front cover: Phar/ PRAM FACTORY/ MARCH 11th APRIL 24th/ Lap/ -it's Cingalese/ for lightning y'know/ BY STEPHEN MASTARE/ TURF/ NOTES

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