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Pat Flower Pat Flower i(A22971 works by) (birth name: Patricia Mary Bryson Bullen) (a.k.a. Patricia Mary Bryson Flower; Pat Mary Bryson Flower)
Also writes as: Pat Bullen
Born: Established: 23 Feb 1914 Kent,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 2 Sep 1977 Paddington, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1928
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1 y separately published work icon The Things Pat Flower , (Manuscript version)x400293 Z851237 single work drama
2 y separately published work icon Shadow Show Pat Flower , London : The Crime Club , 1976 Z987579 1976 single work novel crime
2 y separately published work icon Crisscross Pat Flower , London : The Crime Club , 1976 Z987567 1976 single work novel crime
3 4 y separately published work icon Vanishing Point Pat Flower , London : The Crime Club , 1975 Z987543 1975 single work novel crime
2 y separately published work icon Odd Job Pat Flower , London : The Crime Club , 1974 Z987529 1974 single work novel crime
2 y separately published work icon Slyboots Pat Flower , London : The Crime Club , 1974 Z987419 1974 single work novel crime
2 y separately published work icon Cat's Cradle Pat Flower , London : The Crime Club , 1973 Z987392 1973 single work novel crime
1 form y separately published work icon Catwalk Tony Morphett , Pat Flower , Anne Brooksbank , David Anthony , Richard Lane , ( dir. David Cahill ) Sydney : Davies-Morphett Productions , 1972 Z1817251 1972 series - publisher film/TV

Catwalk was spun off from an episode of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's drama Dynasty (an episode also called 'Catwalk'), which had featured a fictional woman's fashion magazine called Lilith. Unlike Dynasty, however, it was not produced for the ABC (which was uninterested in the projected spin-off), but for ATN-7.

According to Don Storey, in his Classic Australian Television, compared to Dynasty, 'Catwalk is not as intense. The setting of a top women's fashion magazine provides plenty of intrigue and tension, but it is a lighter drama with touches of comedy and more of a human-interest approach'. Albert Moran, in his Guide to Australian TV Series, suggests that the program 'was a kind of fictional version of a then very popular ATN daytime chat series, Beauty and the Beast.'

The program focuses on the relatively small staff of the magazine (now named Catwalk): Saxon Wells (owner and publisher), Ricky Novak (photographer), Cornelia Heyson (model), Jenkins (secretary), and Paula Healy (editor).

According to Storey, 'As there was little or no 'soap' content, and the established characters did not develop over such a short run, the episodes were screened mostly in random order with no detrimental effect'. Though the series rated moderately well, ATN-7 did not choose to produce a second series.

2 y separately published work icon Cobweb Pat Flower , London : The Crime Club , 1972 Z987371 1972 single work novel crime
1 Watching Barbara Stanwyck Pat Flower , 1969 single work short story
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 41 1969; (p. 5-6)
1 1 form y separately published work icon Tilley Landed On Our Shores Pat Flower , Melbourne : ABC Television , 1969 7108860 1969 single work film/TV historical fiction

A comic account of Governor Phillips's 1788 landing in Australia.

Little is now known about this instalment in Australian Plays, although Lenore Nicklin noted in the Sydney Morning Herald ('The Fantastic Life Comes Over', 1 January 1970, p.4) that 'Ready When You Are, C.B., and Tilley Landed On Our Shores would have joint claims for the worst program of the year.'

2 form y separately published work icon Fiends of the Family Pat Flower , ( dir. Oscar Whitbread ) Melbourne : ABC Television , 1968 Z1821210 1968 single work film/TV crime

Three middle-aged sisters are repressed by their mother, but how long can this last?

1 y separately published work icon Hunt the Body Pat Flower , London : Robert Hale , 1968 Z987360 1968 single work novel crime
1 form y separately published work icon The Heat's On Pat Flower , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1967 7108488 1967 single work film/TV

'The jet-set niece of the quixotic Mr Paisley involves him in a tilt with vice at a notorious keep-fit club.'

Source:

[Television guide], The Canberra Times, 18 September 1967, p.17.

1 1 form y separately published work icon Caught Napping Pat Flower , ( dir. Patrick Barton ) Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1967 23487484 1967 single work film/TV Married couple Doris and Ted live with Doris's bedridden mother; Doris wants Ted to kill her mother for the inheritance, not realising that Ted and her mother are also conspiring.
1 Psymptomania i "Please, Doctor,", Pat Flower , 1966 single work poetry humour
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 2 July vol. 88 no. 4504 1966; (p. 23)
1 2 form y separately published work icon The Tape Recorder Pat Flower , 1966 Z860165 1966 single work film/TV
2 y separately published work icon Fiends of the Family Pat Flower , London : Robert Hale , 1966 Z987343 1966 single work novel crime
1 1 form y separately published work icon Easy Terms Pat Flower , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1966 7107007 1966 single work film/TV

Nothing is currently known of the cast or storyline of this instalment of Australian Playhouse.

1 form y separately published work icon V.I.P.P. Pat Flower , Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1966 7106898 1966 single work film/TV

'A very important Political Personage faces a crisis of State with a hard line of glib-tongued, high sounding, deep-probing string of political cliches.'

Source:

[Television guide], The Canberra Times, 10 October 1066, p.16.

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