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Margaret Fink interviewed by Martin Thomas [sound recording]
Bib ID 5811278
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Fink, Margaret, 1933-, Interviewee
 
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Description 2012 
11 sound files (ca. 735 min.) 
Summary

Margaret Fink speaks about her family background and upbringing in Vaucluse, N.S.W.; her brother, John Elliott and sisters; primary and secondary schooling; studying to be an art teacher at East Sydney; the Sydney Push; Harry Hooten; Barry Humphries; Lillian Roxon; her marriage to businessman, Leon Fink, their three children; the making of the film "The removalists"; Jim McNeil; the making of the film "My brilliant career"; Robert MacKinnon; a proposed documentary film on transvestites and transsexuals and other films that were not financed; Christina Stead; the making of the film "For love alone"; Patrick White; the making the mini-series "Edens lost"; the making of the film "Candy"; art projects at Luna Park in the 1970s.

Biography/History

Margaret Fink is a filmmaker associated with the revival of Australian cinema in the 1970's. She is the producer of four feature films: The Removalists, My Brilliant Career, For Love Alone and Candy, also the mini series, Edens Lost.

Notes

Recorded on 13, 15 and 17 February and 3-4 May 2012 in Sydney, N.S.W.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 360 leaves) and detailed summary available (27 p.) 
Subjects Fink, Margaret, 1933- -- Interviews.  |  Women motion picture producers and directors -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Film producers and directors.
Other authors/contributors Thomas, Martin, 1964-, Interviewer

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