Bert: The Story Of Australia's Favourite T.V. Star

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  • Title: Bert: The Story Of Australia's Favourite T.V. Star
  • Author: Graeme Blundell
  • ISBN: 9780733631641
  • Page: 206
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Bert Newton's career in performing arts, generally, & television, specifically, is without peer in this country. He is the most successful broadcaster the country has ever spawned. While Blundell's biography illustrates clearly how his subject's career became his life the whole thing feels air-brushed. I don't presume that there is a warts'n'all story that could have been told, @ least not while Bert is still amongst the living, but the warts in this story are few & far between & ar [...]

    2. It reads well, but after reading it I'm not sure I know Bert that much better. It appears Mr Newton did not agree to be interviewed for the book: had he done so, it would have been much more authentic. Still, even without Bert's help, Graeme Blundell's research could have been more thorough, as there are some fundamental errors of fact (e.g IMT’s regular timeslot was always 9.30pm) and chronology (e.g when Bert began hosting New Faces) that fans of Bert and Graham, including me, can detect. Bl [...]

    3. An entertaining and insightful account of the career of Bert Newton. Apart from explaining his character and career, the book is a marvellous account of the early days of Australian television and the era when night time variety shows ruled the ratings. Like a big television variety event, the book has a huge cast of people who worked with Bert over the years and contributed to his life and times. Reading the book reinforced my view of why Bert Newton sustains his popularity and connects with re [...]

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