Photograph - Performers from The Tarax Club, Melbourne, circa 1950s-1960s Image Reg. No: MM 132389

Black & White photograph of four performers from the Tarax Club, circa 1950s-1960s.
Black & White photograph with a straight edge.
Description Of Content:
Black & White photograph of four performers from the Tarax Show. From right to left: The first person from is Gael Dixon, the second person is 'Uncle Norman' (Norman Swain) wearing a white striped blazer, white shirt, black tie and pants, the third person is Patti McGrath (now Patti Newton married to Bert Newton) wearing a white dress, the fourth person is 'Joffa Boy' (Joff Ellen), wearing possibly a grey suit, white shirt and bow tie and possibly a straw hat and the fifth person is Ron Blaskett in a black suit and tie peering over the back. Possibly in the background is studio set (white lines, arch shape etc.)
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: communications, performers, television studios, television broadcasters
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Television Programming & Production
Tertiary Classification: performers
Inscriptions: hand written on back of black & white phhotograph in blue pen: 'P & C' then underneath again in blue pen possibly 'tortootos 6' then again in blue pen '6' that has been scribbled out.
People Depicted: Gail (surname unknown), Uncle Norman, Patti McGrath, Joffa Boy and Ron Blaskett
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s-1960s
Person Depicted: Ron Blaskett, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s-1960s


Ronald Hawken Posted on 12 Sep 2014 12:47 PM
"Gail" is Gael Dixon
Discovery Centre Posted on 12 Sep 2014 3:56 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Ronald - thank you very much for the additional information! Our curators have corrected the record, which will be reflected on this page after the next update.

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