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Booklet - Sterne Doll Company, 'How To Make Gerry Gee Junior Talk', 1960s Object Reg. No: HT 21938

Summary:
Thin card booklet, folded once down centre of page. Printed in red and blue. Front cover features an image of a man and a young boy operating ventriloquist dolls.

This booklet was supplied with Gerry Gee dolls manufactured in Melbourne by the Sterne Doll Company in the 1960s.
Description:
Instruction booklet, `How To Make Gerry Gee Junior Talk'. On the front cover is a photograph of (L to R) Gerry Gee Junior Doll, Ron Blaskett and Gerry Gee. Inside are simplified instructions on how to be a ventriloquist written by Ron Blaskett. On the back are the logos of GTV Channel Nine, Sterne Dolls and ATN Channel 7 (Sydney).
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from L.J. Sterne
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 145 mm (Height), 112 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: dolls, toys, television publicity, performers, television industry, ventriloquism
Themes this item is part of: L.J. Sterne Doll Company, Childhood & Youth Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Television Programming & Production
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed, front cover: "STERNE DOLLS Introduces you to ...GERRY GEE JUNIOR / LEARN HOW TO MAKE GERRY GEE JUNIOR TALK: / by RON BLASKETT OF GTV CHANNEL 9 MELBOURNE / Manufactured by L.J. STERNE DOLL CO. 121 - 123 Leicester Street, Carlton, N3 / Melbourne - Sydney / Australia." Extensive text within.
Manufacturer: Sterne Doll Company, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1960-1965
Person Depicted: Ron Blaskett
Person Depicted: Gerry Gee

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