John Norton

Australia, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “Willesee’s Australians”.
John Norton was one of Australia’s earliest and most colourful, if not likeable, Press barons. He was an eccentric with a power complex who controlled a chain of newspapers which extended across Australia and New Zealand. Norton was a crusading journalist, the people’s hero, the friend of the working class, but his overwhelming self interest eventually dominated his actions.

Credits

director

Gil Brealey

co-producer

Pamela Vanneck

Ron Saunders

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:48:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35703

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Journalism

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Norton, John

History → Norton, John

People → Norton, John

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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