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Channel 7 in the 70’s and 80’s

By MWF - 7 August 2010 5

Does anyone have video of, or access to,  Canberra TV archives from the 70’s and 80’s?

A friend was a child actor on “What’s Happening” and “Meeting in the Middle” both broadcast on Capital 7 in the 70’s and 80’s.

My friend has a really crappy copy of a maybe 8mm film of their claim to fame and it didn’t  transfer to video very well at all.


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Captain RAAF 8:07 pm 08 Aug 10

Sadly, no make that stupidly, Channel 7 threw a lot of their material out to the tip. I know this because a great many Bathurst races ended up there and are lost to us forever so if they were prepared to throw those out then you can bet a lot of other programs went with them.

Kath 10:50 am 08 Aug 10

MWF, maybe try the Natn Film and Sound Archive?

NeedHelp 8:42 am 08 Aug 10

Thanks Felix. Just went to You tube and found the beautiful Karin Barlin and Frank Jones in an ad for the Monaro Mall circa 1981:

Another one from about 1973. Good stuff:

Also a bit of history here:

Felix the Cat 9:39 pm 07 Aug 10


NeedHelp 6:51 pm 07 Aug 10

No video sorry, but I remember some slogans.

Super 7, super 7!
Capital 7

And the lovely newsreader Karen Barlin. Wonder whatever happened to her?

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