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Catherine Duncan Catherine Duncan i(A26173 works by) (a.k.a. Kate Duncan)
Born: Established: 1915 Launceston, Northeast Tasmania, Tasmania, ; Died: Ceased: 2006
Gender: Female
Expatriate assertion
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A prolific radio dramatist Catherine Duncan produced plays in Australia, New Zealand, UK and France. She was director and writer for the Melbourne Writers' Group during the late 1930s and also wrote and directed numerous documentary films. In 1947 she left Australia for France, where she continued to write and work on collage.

In 1986 Duncan visited Australia for the premier of her audio-visual spectacle Shadow of Light at the Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne.

Duncan is the mother of Michael Keane.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Sons of the Morning : A Verse Play in Three Acts 1945 (Manuscript version)x400862 Z514382 1945 single work drama
1945 winner Playwrights' Advisory Board Competition
form y separately published work icon The Other Side of Sundown Australia : ABC Radio National , 1945 12876906 1945 single work radio play

The eldest son of an Australian family marries a Canadian girl while he is an Empire Air Force trainee. His bride, Jane, must adapt herself to a strange country and a new set of relations.

1944 winner Playwrights' Advisory Board Competition
y separately published work icon The Sword Sung 1938 (Manuscript version)x401260 Z851084 1938 single work drama
1938 winner New Theatre League Competition
1938 winner Melbourne New Theatre Competition
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