“You lucky people!” Tommy Trinder on stage and film as a public vector of post-war Anglo-Australian projects of land, food and people

Veronica Kelly

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Keywords


Bitter Springs (film); Tommy Trinder; post-1945 Australia

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‘“Don’t Butt In”: Mr Sprigg to Tommy’. Argus (5 August 1952): 3.

‘35 for Film Unit in North’, Mail [Adelaide] (2 April 1949): 40.

‘An Uninvited Guest’. Sun-Herald [Sydney], (7 February 1954): 64.

‘Appeal to the Heart’. The Advertiser (7 February 1947): 2.

‘Askey “Notches His Gun”’. The Advertiser (13 October 1950): 4.

‘Atomic Cloud Forms Head of Aborigine’. The Advertiser (16 October 1953): 8.

Bitter Springs. National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra. http://colsearch.nfsa.gov.au/nfsa/search/summary/summary.w3p;page=0;query=bitter%20springs%20Media%3A%22DOCUMENTATION%22%20%7C%20Media%3A%22FILM%20%22;resCount=10. Accessed 10 October 2019).

‘Chips Rafferty, 16 March 1909-27 May 1971’. Australian Screen (Canberra: NFSA) https://aso.gov.au/people/Chips_Rafferty/portrait/. Accessed 11 February 2020.

‘Glamor Girls Can’t Help’. Argus [Melbourne] (5 September 1952): 1.

‘Tommy Trinder ¬– He’s Funny All the Time’. Australian Women’s Weekly (2 November 1946): 19.

‘Tommy Trinder Arriving Today’. Canberra Times (4 December 1946): 4.

‘Tommy Trinder Tap Dances for Political Visitors’. The News [Adelaide] (23 July 1949); 2.

‘Tommy Trinder Tells How Food Parcels Help Poor’. Argus (17 October 1946): 4.

‘Tommy’s Show for Diggers’. Argus (19 September 1957): 7.

‘Trinder in the Theatre’. Sydney Morning Herald (11 January 1947): 10.

Worth Reporting’. Australian Women’s Weekly (3 February 1954): 30.

“Here’s a Party to Cap them All’. Argus (10 July 1952): 3.

Author. ‘“Make Do and Mend”: Civilian and Military Audiences in Australian Popular Entertainment During the Pacific War of 1942-1945’. War and Theatrical Innovation. Ed. Victor Emeljanov. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 179-98.

Baker, Richard Anthony. Old-Time Variety: An Illustrated History. Barnsley: Remember When, 2011.

Bitter Springs. Dir. Ralph Smart. Ealing Studios, 1950. [Studio Canal] (DVD).

Doherty, Frank. ‘Trinder Deserves a Better Show’. Argus (5 July 1952): 13.

Double, Oliver. Britain Had Talent: A History of Variety Theatre. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Dutton, Geofrrey. ‘Are Comics What They Were?’ Argus (15 February 1947): 13.

Dutton, Geoffrey. ‘Of Comics and Their Technique’. Argus (19 October 1946): 18.

Farmer, Richard, ‘Trinder’s the Name’: Tommy Trinder and the Art of Self-promotion’, Journal of British Cinema and Television 8.1 (2011): 2-22.

‘Film Unit Brings Excitement, Extra Trade to S.A. Township’. Australian Women’s Weekly (23 July 1949): 24-25.

Fisher, David. ‘The British Film Import Duty 1947-48)’. Reference: Media Laws. 2004. https://www.terramedia.co.uk/reference/law/british_film_import_duty.htm. Accessed 17 February 2020.

H.S. ‘Radio Review’. Argus (26 October 1946): 9.

Hinchley, R. ‘Potential Emigrants Know Little of This Country’. Courier-Mail [Brisbane], (12 May 1947): 14.

K.M [F. Keith Manzie]. ‘Music on the Local Stage’. Sydney Morning Herald (31 August 1946): 7.

King, J. Clifford. Bitter Springs: A Novel From the Film-script. With 29 Illustrations from the Film Produced by Sir Michael Balcon and Written and Directed by Ralph Smart. London: Convoy, 1950.

Larkins, Bob. Chips. The Life and Films of Chips Rafferty. South Melbourne: Macmillan Australia. 1986.

Manzie, F. Keith. ‘ “Bitter Springs” is Triumph for Aborigines’. The Argus (26 June 1950): 12.

Marcus, Laurence. ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium’, Television Heaven (2019). https://televisionheaven.co.uk/reviews/sunday-night-at-the-london-palladium

Meaney, Neville. ‘Britishness and Australian Identity: The Problem of Nationalism in Australian History and Historiography’. Australian Historical Studies 32:116 (2001). 76-90. https://doi.org/10.1080/10314610108596148. Accessed 1 November 2019.

Newley, Patrick. You Lucky People! The Tommy Trinder Story. London: Third Age, 2008.

Records of the Tivoli Theatre. State Library of Victoria, MS 11527. Series 1: ‘Show Files’; Series 2: ‘Publicity Files for Individual Artists and Groups’; Series 3: ‘Press Books and Cuttings’.

Rutledge, Martha. ‘Martin, David Nathaniel (1898-1958)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/martin-david-nathaniel-11069/text19703, published first in hardcopy 2000, accessed online 7 February 2020.

‘Sweet Music in Bitter Springs’. The Daily News [Perth] (4 August 1949): 10.

‘TV Success Here Tipped’. Courier-Mail [Brisbane] (21 June 1954): 3.

Timaru Herald (14 May 1953). Cutting in Tivoli ‘Show Files’, Box 10, ‘The Tommy Trinder Show’.

Tynan, Elizabeth. Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2016.

Walker, Frank. Maralinga: The Chilling Exposé of our Secret Nuclear Shame and Betrayal of our Troops and Country. Sydney: Hachette Australia, 2016.

Young, Freda. ‘Film Unit Brings Excitement, Extra Trade to S.A.Township’. Australian Women’s Weekly (23 July 1949): 25.

‘“Don’t Butt In”: Mr Sprigg to Tommy’. Argus (5 August 1952): 3.

‘35 for Film Unit in North’, Mail [Adelaide] (2 April 1949): 40.

‘An Uninvited Guest’. Sun-Herald [Sydney], (7 February 1954): 64.

‘Appeal to the Heart’. The Advertiser (7 February 1947): 2.

‘Askey “Notches His Gun”’. The Advertiser (13 October 1950): 4.

‘Atomic Cloud Forms Head of Aborigine’. The Advertiser (16 October 1953): 8.

Bitter Springs. National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra. http://colsearch.nfsa.gov.au/nfsa/search/summary/summary.w3p;page=0;query=bitter%20springs%20Media%3A%22DOCUMENTATION%22%20%7C%20Media%3A%22FILM%20%22;resCount=10. Accessed 10 October 2019).

‘Chips Rafferty, 16 March 1909-27 May 1971’. Australian Screen (Canberra: NFSA) https://aso.gov.au/people/Chips_Rafferty/portrait/. Accessed 11 February 2020.

‘Glamor Girls Can’t Help’. Argus [Melbourne] (5 September 1952): 1.

‘Tommy Trinder ¬– He’s Funny All the Time’. Australian Women’s Weekly (2 November 1946): 19.

‘Tommy Trinder Arriving Today’. Canberra Times (4 December 1946): 4.

‘Tommy Trinder Tap Dances for Political Visitors’. The News [Adelaide] (23 July 1949); 2.

‘Tommy Trinder Tells How Food Parcels Help Poor’. Argus (17 October 1946): 4.

‘Tommy’s Show for Diggers’. Argus (19 September 1957): 7.

‘Trinder in the Theatre’. Sydney Morning Herald (11 January 1947): 10.

Worth Reporting’. Australian Women’s Weekly (3 February 1954): 30.

“Here’s a Party to Cap them All’. Argus (10 July 1952): 3.

Author. ‘“Make Do and Mend”: Civilian and Military Audiences in Australian Popular Entertainment During the Pacific War of 1942-1945’. War and Theatrical Innovation. Ed. Victor Emeljanov. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 179-98.

Baker, Richard Anthony. Old-Time Variety: An Illustrated History. Barnsley: Remember When, 2011.

Bitter Springs. Dir. Ralph Smart. Ealing Studios, 1950. [Studio Canal] (DVD).

Doherty, Frank. ‘Trinder Deserves a Better Show’. Argus (5 July 1952): 13.

Double, Oliver. Britain Had Talent: A History of Variety Theatre. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Dutton, Geofrrey. ‘Are Comics What They Were?’ Argus (15 February 1947): 13.

Dutton, Geoffrey. ‘Of Comics and Their Technique’. Argus (19 October 1946): 18.

Farmer, Richard, ‘Trinder’s the Name’: Tommy Trinder and the Art of Self-promotion’, Journal of British Cinema and Television 8.1 (2011): 2-22.

‘Film Unit Brings Excitement, Extra Trade to S.A. Township’. Australian Women’s Weekly (23 July 1949): 24-25.

Fisher, David. ‘The British Film Import Duty 1947-48)’. Reference: Media Laws. 2004. https://www.terramedia.co.uk/reference/law/british_film_import_duty.htm. Accessed 17 February 2020.

H.S. ‘Radio Review’. Argus (26 October 1946): 9.

Hinchley, R. ‘Potential Emigrants Know Little of This Country’. Courier-Mail [Brisbane], (12 May 1947): 14.

K.M [F. Keith Manzie]. ‘Music on the Local Stage’. Sydney Morning Herald (31 August 1946): 7.

King, J. Clifford. Bitter Springs: A Novel From the Film-script. With 29 Illustrations from the Film Produced by Sir Michael Balcon and Written and Directed by Ralph Smart. London: Convoy, 1950.

Larkins, Bob. Chips. The Life and Films of Chips Rafferty. South Melbourne: Macmillan Australia. 1986.

Manzie, F. Keith. ‘ “Bitter Springs” is Triumph for Aborigines’. The Argus (26 June 1950): 12.

Marcus, Laurence. ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium’, Television Heaven (2019). https://televisionheaven.co.uk/reviews/sunday-night-at-the-london-palladium

Meaney, Neville. ‘Britishness and Australian Identity: The Problem of Nationalism in Australian History and Historiography’. Australian Historical Studies 32:116 (2001). 76-90. https://doi.org/10.1080/10314610108596148. Accessed 1 November 2019.

Newley, Patrick. You Lucky People! The Tommy Trinder Story. London: Third Age, 2008.

Records of the Tivoli Theatre. State Library of Victoria, MS 11527. Series 1: ‘Show Files’; Series 2: ‘Publicity Files for Individual Artists and Groups’; Series 3: ‘Press Books and Cuttings’.

Rutledge, Martha. ‘Martin, David Nathaniel (1898-1958)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/martin-david-nathaniel-11069/text19703, published first in hardcopy 2000, accessed online 7 February 2020.

‘Sweet Music in Bitter Springs’. The Daily News [Perth] (4 August 1949): 10.

‘TV Success Here Tipped’. Courier-Mail [Brisbane] (21 June 1954): 3.

Timaru Herald (14 May 1953). Cutting in Tivoli ‘Show Files’, Box 10, ‘The Tommy Trinder Show’.

Tynan, Elizabeth. Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2016.

Walker, Frank. Maralinga: The Chilling Exposé of our Secret Nuclear Shame and Betrayal of our Troops and Country. Sydney: Hachette Australia, 2016.

Young, Freda. ‘Film Unit Brings Excitement, Extra Trade to S.A.Township’. Australian Women’s Weekly (23 July 1949): 25.


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