Photographs of James ‘Skeeter’ Kemsley

Made by TCN Channel 9 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1970-1974.

These photographs are significant because they show James Kemsley dressed for the role of ‘Skeeter the paper boy’, host of the afternoon children’s television program ‘Cartoon Corner’, and as himself on the set of another Channel Nine production.

Kemsley first appeared as Skeeter on ‘The Super Flying Fun Show’, which commenced production at TCN-9 in Sydney in October 1969, starring Rod Hull and Marilyn Mayo. It also featured Reg Gorman who, like Hull, was known to audiences from his earlier app...

Summary

Object No.

2007/113/3

Physical Description

Three landscape-format black and white photographs showing James Kemsley as children's television character, 'Skeeter the Paper Boy'. Two of the prints are autographed by Kemsley and show him on the sets of 'Cartoon Corner' and 'The Super Flying Fun Show'.

Dimensions

Height

212 mm

Width

298 mm

Production

Notes

The photographic prints were produced by Channel Nine, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia between 1970-1974.

Made

TCN Channel 9 1970-1974

History

Notes

The donor, James Kemsley, obtained multiple copies of the publicity photographs from Channel Nine to distribute as he wished.

Used

Kemsley, James 1970-1974

Source

Credit Line

Gift of James Kemsley, 2007

Acquisition Date

27 August, 2007

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photographs of James 'Skeeter' Kemsley 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 January 2018, <https://ma.as/367882>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/367882 |title=Photographs of James 'Skeeter' Kemsley |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=21 January 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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