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Patricia Walter Patricia Walter i(A129467 works by)
Born: Established: 1925 Adelaide, South Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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'Adelaide-born Patricia Walter began her career as a television news cinematographer in the 1960s almost by accident. The 38 year old widowed mother of three young children chased a fire crew with a borrowed film camera which she had previously used to film her family. This time she filmed a fire in the Adelaide Hills and it was shown on ABC television news that night.

During her 22 years as news cinematographer Pat filmed some of the most historically significant events in South Australia and the Northern Territory in the second half of the 20th century, including Cyclone Tracy and the Ash Wednesday bushfires, as well as the Beatles visit to Australia and royal tours. Pat received numerous accolades and public speaking invitations, was included in the Who's Who of Australian Women, and was made a life member of the Australian Cinematographers Society.' Source: Book cover.

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