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Photograph - Gerry Gee Junior, Children Ventriloquist Competition Winners, Melbourne, 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 123564

Summary:
One of 27 black and white photographs of Gerry Gee and Gerry Gee Junior from the G.T.V. Channel 9 Tarax Show. It is contained within a red leather photographic album with gold letter debossing on the cover and grey pages, it is related to the L.J. Sterne Company circa 1962.
Description:
A black and white gelatin silver photograph held within a photographic album.
Description Of Content:
Mr Ron Blaskett holding Gerry Gee and standing with Robin Whitehead, the 1959 Gerry Gee Junior Competition winner, and two runners up. All the children are holding ventriloquist dolls. The television that was the first prize is positioned between them all.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from R. Hertschtel, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 163 mm (Height), 207 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: toys, portraits, performers, television studios, competitions, television industry, ventriloquism, entertainment industry
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Television Programming & Production
Tertiary Classification: promotional images
Inscriptions: Printed on the surface of the photograph; 'A 'Sterne' PRODUCT / MELBOURNE'
Typed on yellow paper and adhered to the album page; 'The Winner and 2 runners up from our 1st Gerry Gee Junior / Competition in 1959. All Children are under 14 years of age.'
People Depicted: Whitehead, Robin
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1959
Maker: L.J. Sterne
Person Depicted: Ron Blaskett
Organisation Depicted: GTV 9 Television Station

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