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Scobie Malone (1975)

Jack Thompson stars as Detective Sergeant Scobie Malone, who is investigating the death of high-class prostitute Helga Brand in a story based on a...

Wake In Fright (1971)

John Grant (Gary Bond) is the bored teacher at a one-room school in Tiboonda, a tiny railway junction on the far western plains of...

Mac and Merle

1 9 7 4 (Australia) 6 x 30 minute episodes Australian comedy series Mac and Merle starred two of the country's best-known characters, Gordon Chater and Gwen Plumb. Mr and...

Shannon’s Mob

1 9 7 4 (Australia) 'The Mob' was an undercover intelligence organisation headed up by Dave Shannon (who never appeared on screen). Headquartered in Canberra, its...

Captain Goodvibes

From his first appearance in the surfing newspaper Tracks, in 1973, Captain Goodvibes was a major hit with young Australian readers. The "pig of steel"...

Kitty and the Bagman (1983)

A notorious Australian flop set in Sydney during the Roaring 20s. Kitty O'Rourke (Liddy Clark, pictured above) becomes a tough gangster after her thug husband...

Snapshot (1978)

The remains of a body are removed from a fire at a photographer’s studio. In flashback, successful model Madeline (Chantal Contouri) introduces her friend Angela...

Late Show, The

1 9 9 2 - 1 9 9 3 (Australia) 40 x 60 minute episodes One of the most successful and funny comedy shows ever produced in...

Bobby Limb Show, The (Mobil Limb Show)

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 3 (Australia) This Australian national variety show was produced by TCN Channel 9 and originally titled Bobby Limb's...

Bryan Davies Show, The

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 3 (Australia) This Australian hour-long music show was broadcast live from studio 22 at ABN2 in Sydney on...

Colleen Hewett

Colleen Hewett was born on 16 April 1950 in Bendigo, Victoria (Australia). She began her music career at the age of 12 when she sang...

Castaway

1 9 7 4 (Australia/UK/West Germany) 13 x 25 minute episodes This joint Australian/Scottish/West German series told of the hardships and adversities suffered by survivors of a...

Jonah

1 9 8 2 (Australia) 4 x 60 minute episodes This ABC (Australia) miniseries followed a hunchbacked orphan as he rose from being a larrikin gang leader...

Australia’s Naughtiest Home Videos

1 9 9 2 (Australia) 1 x 34 minute episode (!) Aussie clip show Australia's Naughtiest Home Videos was hauled off the air midway through its...

Buffalo

Sydney band Buffalo was one of Australia's pioneering heavy rock outfits, and by virtue of the band's appearance on the Vertigo label (they were...

Crystal Voyager (1973)

Crystal Voyager - a surfing biography about legendary design innovator and photographer George Greenough - is one of the most beautiful surfing movies ever made and...

Sporting Chance

1 9 8 1 (Australia) 10 x 50 minute episodes Ray Barrett had the lead in this primetime drama series from the ABC (Australia), playing Robbo -...

Mississippi

Australian group Mississippi began life in 1972 as a trio, comprising Graham Goble, John Mower and Russ Johnson, augmented by session musicians, Barry Sullivan...

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McConnell Story, The (1955)

This real-life biopic portrays the unlikely rise of Captain Joseph C 'Mac' McConnell Jr (played here by Alan Ladd, who seems way too old...

Fair Exchange

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) 27 x 60/30 minute episodes Eddie Walker (vaudeville star Eddie Foy Jr.) from New York City and...

Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)

1930s superman Doc Savage (Ron Ely) and his five assistants - the Amazing Five - are sucked into the mystery of Doc's father disappearing...

Van Dyke and Company

1 9 7 6 (USA) 11 x 60 minute episodes Emmy award-winning actor Dick Van Dyke came back to episodic TV with his series Van Dyke...

Four Corners

1 9 6 1 - Current (Australia) Four Corners debuted on the Australian ABC network on 19 August 1961 and went on to become that country's longest-running...

Blow Out (1980)

Horror movie soundman Jack Terri (John Travolta) inadvertently records a car crashing into a river while working on a schlocky film called Co-Ed Frenzy. He...

Dickie Pride

Richard Charles Kneller was born in Thornton Heath, Surrey. After leaving school he tried a wide variety of jobs including stonemason's assistant, spraypainter, electric...

Bodger and Badger

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 9 (UK) 124 x 15 minute episodes Odd job man Simon Bodger (Andy Cunningham) has a highly unusual pet...
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