Bill Collins: Mr Movies

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Television -

Satur­day, 7.30pm, Fox Classics It’s per­haps im­pos­si­ble to ap­pre­hend the many ways Bill Collins has touched the lives of view­ers in his as­ton­ish­ing 50-year ca­reer on tele­vi­sion. For ex­am­ple, my wife be­gan learn­ing the English lan­guage af­ter ar­riv­ing in this coun­try by watch­ing his

This trib­ute (nar­rated by Graeme Blundell) fea­tures many such per­sonal rem­i­nis­cences. In­deed, there is so much about Collins’s pre­sen­ta­tion that is mem­o­rable, al­most — dare I say — idio­syn­cratic. The brightly coloured jack­ets and thick-rimmed glasses. The in­ter­mis­sion

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