Flash bang wallop

From Fusion 31, published August 1963.

Times have changed since the ‘family album’ type of photograph which received such successful attention in Mr Tommy Steele’s ‘Half a Sixpence’. Today flashes and bangs are out. Taking people naturally is in. So here is a selection of pictures from Fusion‘s family album taken at Wembley by Pat Ward.

Cameraman, Burt Wilkins (left) with floor manager, Noël Simmons.
Cameraman, Burt Wilkins (left) with floor manager, Noël Simmons.

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Stage manager, Penelope Joy (gasping) and in the background (l to r) Colin Philpott, Peter Max-Wilson and Charlie Hyam.
Stage manager, Penelope Joy (gasping) and in the background (l to r) Colin Philpott, Peter Max-Wilson and Charlie Hyam.

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Boom operator, Pat Wheeler.
Boom operator, Pat Wheeler.

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Sound balancer, Brian Penny.
Sound balancer, Brian Penny.

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In Racks (l to r) George Lewis, Peter McKay and Mike Hutchinson.
In Racks (l to r) George Lewis, Peter McKay and Mike Hutchinson.

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Cameraman, Tony Rocques.
Cameraman, Tony Rocques.
About Pat Ward 1 Article
Pat Ward was a script editor in Rediffusion's factual department at the Wembley studios.

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