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Invitation - HSV Channel 7, Judy Jacks Show to John Young, 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 36239

Summary:
Small printed and handwritten card contained in a handwritten envelope.

It is from Melbourne television personality Judy Jack, who hosted `The Judy Jack Show' on HSV Channel 7. It is written to a boy inviting him to attend a live broadcast of the program.

Produced at the station's studios in South Melbourne, it is notable as the first children's program to screen on Melbourne television. It ran from September 1956 until late 1957, when it was replaced by `Young Seven'. Unfortunately, as it was broadcast live, no footage remains of the show.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Reason, 2014
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: children, television publicity, australian television industry, television stations, television studios
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Television Programming & Production
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Printed on front of card: Invitation/ I would like you to take part in my show at HSV 7, corner/ of Dorcas and Wells Streets, South Melbourne, on/ _____________/ Would you please ask Mummy to `phone our telephoniste/ at MX4731 on the day before the Show, to confirm that/ you are coming/ (Not before 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays)/ Judy Jack

Handwritten on front of card: John Young

Handwritten on front of envelope: Master John Young/ 18 Mountain View Road/ Nunawading./ Vic
Organisation Named: HSV 7 (Channel 7) Television Station, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1957
Person Named: Ms Judy Jack, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1957
Person Named: Mr John Young, Nunawading, Victoria, Australia, 1957

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