HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

John Meillon
John Meillon, OBE (/ˈmiːlɒn/ MEE-lon; 1 May 1934 – 10 August 1989)[1] was an Australian character actor, known for many straight as well as comedy roles, he became most widely known internationally however as Walter Reilly in the films Crocodile Dundee
Crocodile Dundee
and Crocodile Dundee II. He also voiced Victoria Bitter
Victoria Bitter
beer adverts.[2]Contents1 Biography 2 Selected filmography 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] Meillon was born in Mosman, New South Wales. His younger brother was director Bob Meillon (1943–2012).[3] He began his acting career at the age of eleven in the ABC's radio serial "Stumpy", and made his first stage appearance the following year
[...More...]

"John Meillon" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Sucker Bait
"Sucker Bait" is a science fiction novella by American writer Isaac Asimov. It was first serialized in the February and March 1954 issues of Astounding Science Fiction, and reprinted in the 1955 collection The Martian Way and Other Stories. It has also been adapted as an episode of the BBC anthology television series Out of the Unknown.Contents1 Origins 2 Plot summary 3 Reception 4 Themes 5 Story notes 6 Footnotes 7 External linksOrigins[edit] Asimov was approached in 1953 by the editor Fletcher Pratt, of Twayne Press, with a story proposal: a scientist would create a world, and then Asimov, Poul Anderson, and Virginia Kidd (although Anderson stated that the third writer was Kidd's husband, James Blish) would write novellas set in that world.[1] The three novellas would then be published as a book, together with an essay by the scientist who created the planet
[...More...]

"Sucker Bait" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Australian
The Australian
Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government
Australian Federal Government
but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth. The ABC plays a leading role in journalistic independence and is fundamental in the history of broadcasting in Australia, its model based on – but not restricted to – the BBC
BBC
in the United Kingdom. Originally financed in a similar method to the British model using consumer licence fees on broadcasting receivers, its funding evolved to a projected model approved by the Australian Parliament
[...More...]

"Australian Broadcasting Corporation" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Alan Goodrich Kirk
Admiral Alan Goodrich Kirk (October 30, 1888 – October 15, 1963) was a senior officer in the United States Navy and a diplomat.Contents1 Biography 2 See also 3 References 4 Further reading 5 External linksBiography[edit] He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1909 and served in the United States Navy during World War I and World War II. During his wartime naval service, Alan Kirk became the U.S. naval attaché in London (1939 to 1941). He was Director of the Office of Naval Intelligence from March 1941 but, obstructed and opposed by Rear Admiral Richmond Turner, he was unable to develop the office into an effective centre along the lines of the British Royal Naval Operational Intelligence Centre (which he had seen whilst in London). Eventually, he requested a transfer to an Atlantic destroyer squadron.[1]Quote, "Deliver for D-Day!"Kirk served as an amphibious commander in the Mediterranean in 1942 and 1943 (the Allied invasion of Sicily and Italy)
[...More...]

"Alan Goodrich Kirk" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Mosman, New South Wales
Mosman is a suburb on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Mosman is located 8 kilometres north-east of the Sydney
Sydney
central business district and is the administrative centre for the local government area of the Municipality of Mosman. Along with other suburbs such as Vaucluse, Bellevue Hill, and Darling Point, it is one of Sydney's wealthiest and most affluent suburbs
[...More...]

"Mosman, New South Wales" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Skippy The Bush Kangaroo
Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
Kangaroo
(known commonly as Skippy) is an Australian television series created by Australian actor John McCallum, produced from 1967–1969 (airing from 1968–1970) about the adventures of a young boy and his highly intelligent pet kangaroo, and the various visitors to the fictional Waratah National Park in Duffys Forest, near Sydney.[3][4] Ninety-one 30-minute episodes were produced.[2] Additionally, a full-length movie titled Skippy and The Intruders was released to theatres in 1969.[4]Contents1 Plot and setting 2 Production 3 Cast 4 Episodes 5 Broadcast History5.1 Domestic 5.2 International6 The Adventures of Skippy 7 Later history 8 In popular culture 9 References 10 External linksPlot and setting[edit] The show's star was Skippy, a wild female eastern grey kangaroo befriended by Sonny Hammond, younger son of the Head Ranger of Waratah National Park
[...More...]

"Skippy The Bush Kangaroo" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

The Australian Women's Weekly
The Australian Women's Weekly, sometimes known as simply The Weekly, is an Australian monthly women's magazine published by Bauer Media Group in Sydney.[1] For many years it was the number one magazine in Australia
Australia
but it is now outsold by the Australian edition of the American publication Better Homes and Gardens.[2]Contents1 History and profile 2 Format and frequency 3 Editors 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory and profile[edit] The magazine was started in 1933 by Frank Packer as a weekly publication. The first editor was George Warnecke
George Warnecke
and the initial dummy was laid out by William Edwin Pidgeon who went on to do many famous covers over the next 25 years.[3] The Weekly celebrated its 50th anniversary of publication in June 1983 and its 75th anniversary in the October 2008 issue
[...More...]

"The Australian Women's Weekly" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

John Kerr (Governor-General)
Sir John Robert Kerr, AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC (24 September 1914 – 24 March 1991) was the 18th Governor-General of Australia. He dismissed the Labor government of Gough Whitlam
Gough Whitlam
on 11 November 1975, marking the climax of the most significant constitutional crisis in Australian history. He had previously been the 13th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.Contents1 Early life and legal career 2 Judicial career 3 Governor-General 4 1975 crisis4.1 The dismissal 4.2 After the dismissal 4.3 Resignation5 Later life and death 6 Honours 7 References 8 Books, letters, articlesEarly life and legal career[edit] Kerr was born in Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, to Harry Kerr, a boilermaker, and Laura (nee Cardwell)
[...More...]

"John Kerr (Governor-General)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

IMDb
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew, personnel and fictional character biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February, 2017. The database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon. As of December 2017[update], IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database,[2] as well as 83 million registered users. The movie and talent pages of IMDb
IMDb
are accessible to all internet users, but a registration process is necessary to contribute information to the site. Most data in the database is provided by volunteer contributors
[...More...]

"IMDb" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

National Film And Sound Archive
The National Film and Sound Archive
National Film and Sound Archive
of Australia
Australia
(NFSA) is Australia’s audiovisual archive, responsible for developing, preserving, maintaining, promoting and providing access to a national collection of audiovisual materials and related items. The collection ranges from works created in the late nineteenth century when the recorded sound and film industries were in their infancy to those made in the present day. The Archive was formally established as the National Historical Film and Speaking Record Library (within the then Commonwealth
Commonwealth
National Library) in 1935, becoming an independent cultural organisation in 1984
[...More...]

"National Film And Sound Archive" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
British Empire
is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.[2] It was established on 4 June 1917 by King George V, and comprises five classes across both civil and military divisions, the most senior two of which make the recipient either a knight if male or dame if female.[3] There is also the related British Empire Medal, whose recipients are affiliated with, but not members of, the order. Recommendations for appointments to the Order of the British Empire were at first made on the nomination of the United Kingdom, the self-governing Dominions
Dominions
of the Empire (later Commonwealth) and the Viceroy of India
[...More...]

"Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Neutral Bay is a harbourside suburb on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Neutral Bay is around 1.5 kilometres north of the Sydney
Sydney
central business district, in the local government area of North Sydney
Sydney
Council.[2] Neutral Bay takes its name from the bay on Sydney
Sydney
Harbour. Kurraba Point, formerly a locality in Neutral Bay, was declared a separate suburb in 2010, sharing the postcode 2089. Surrounding suburbs include North Sydney, Cammeray, Milsons Point, Cremorne and Cremorne Point.Contents1 History 2 Commercial area 3 Transport 4 Demographics 5 Schools 6 Places of worship 7 Parks and recreation 8 Gallery 9 References 10 External linksHistory[edit] The name "Neutral Bay" originates from the time of the early colonial period of Australia, where different bays of Sydney
Sydney
harbour were zoned for different incoming vessels
[...More...]

"Neutral Bay, New South Wales" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Wake In Fright
Wake in Fright (initially released as Outback
Outback
outside Australia) is a 1971 psychological thriller film directed by Ted Kotcheff, written by Evan Jones and starring Gary Bond, Donald Pleasence, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay and Jack Thompson. Based on Kenneth Cook's 1961 novel of the same name, the film follows a young schoolteacher from Sydney
Sydney
who descends into personal moral degradation after finding himself stranded in a brutal, menacing town in outback Australia. Filmed on location in Broken Hill
Broken Hill
and Sydney, Wake in Fright was an Australian-American co-production between NLT Productions and Westinghouse Broadcasting. Alongside Walkabout, it was one of two Australian films to be nominated for the Grand Prix du Festival at the 24th Cannes Film Festival
[...More...]

"Wake In Fright" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Walkabout (film)
Walkabout is a 1971 British-Australian survival drama film set in the Australian outback, directed by Nicolas Roeg, and starring Jenny Agutter, Luc Roeg, and David Gulpilil. Edward Bond
Edward Bond
wrote the screenplay, which is loosely based on the 1959 novel Walkabout by James Vance Marshall
[...More...]

"Walkabout (film)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

The Dove (1974 Film)
The Dove is a 1974 American biographical film directed by Charles Jarrott. The picture was produced by Gregory Peck, the third and last feature film he would produce.[1][2] The drama is based on the real life experiences of Robin Lee Graham, a young man who spent five years sailing around the world as a single-handed sailor, starting when he was 16 years old. The story is adapted from Dove (1972), the book Graham co-wrote with Derek L.T. Gill about his seafaring experiences.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Background3.1 Basis of film 3.2 Filming locations4 Reception4.1 Critical response 4.2 Accolades5 Distribution 6 Soundtrack 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksPlot[edit] The film tells of real-life Robin Lee Graham (Joseph Bottoms), a 16-year-old boy who sets sail in a 23-foot sloop in attempt to be the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe solo
[...More...]

"The Dove (1974 Film)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Inn Of The Damned
Inn of the Damned is a 1975 Australian western horror film, directed by Terry Bourke.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Release4.1 Critical reception 4.2 Home video5 References 6 External linksPlot[edit] In 1896, a crazed woman and her husband run an inn in eastern Victoria and take revenge for the deaths of their children years before. A bounty hunter arrives to investigate the mysterious deaths of many people and puts an end to the killing. Cast[edit]Judith Anderson as Caroline Straulle Alex Cord as Cal Kincaid Michael Craig as Paul Melford Joseph Furst as Lazar Straulle Tony Bonner as Trooper Moore John Meillon as George ParrProduction[edit] Like Bourke's previous feature, Night of Fear, the movie was originally a one-hour script intended for a projected TV series, Fright. It was filmed in the Mangrove Mountain region of the NSW Central Coast and at Artransa Studios in Sydney
[...More...]

"Inn Of The Damned" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
.