SKIPPY – The Bush Kangaroo   2 comments

Kathy was perfect as a 'body double' for the teenage actress in 'The Blue Lagoon' movie.

Kathy was perfect as a ‘body double’ for the teenage actress in ‘The Blue Lagoon’ movie.

Posted February 12, 2013 by KAT Scan in Uncategorized

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HALO (A song for Kathy)   Leave a comment

 

Posted October 31, 2011 by KAT Scan in School girl model

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SWIMSUIT MODEL   Leave a comment

 

Posted January 11, 2011 by KAT Scan in VIDEO Featuring Kathy

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HANS HASS MOVIES   Leave a comment

Dr Hans Hass visited Marineland and met Kathy - who he later had lunch with. "O was about equally excited with meeting Dr Hass as I was when meeting The Beatles" (1964) said Kathy in 2013

Dr Hans Hass visited Marineland and met Kathy – who he later had lunch with. “I was about equally excited with meeting Dr Hass as I was when meeting The Beatles” (1964) said Kathy in 2013

See post titled “Marine Model – Kathy at Marineland Sydney” (You may need to refresh your browser to see latest version or updates of this blog).

You Tube links to  Dr Hans Hass early marine movies may also be found at http://seauw.blogspot.com.au

You Tube links to Dr Hans Hass early marine movies may also be found at http://seauw.blogspot.com.au

Posted May 27, 2013 by KAT Scan in Uncategorized

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KATHY – HARD HAT DIVER   Leave a comment

People magazine

People magazine

Boots

Boots

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Hard hat pearl diver statue, in Broome, W.A.Hard hat pearl diver statue, in Broome, W.A.

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THAILAND FILM PRODUCTION   Leave a comment

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Posted December 18, 2012 by KAT Scan in Feature Film Projects

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DIVING – DUNBAR SHIPWRECK   2 comments

The Dunbar bell.

The Dunbar bell.

 Kathy collage, press picture with underwater shot.

Kathy, press picture with underwater shot.

Coins found on The Dunbar wreck site by the late John Gillies

Coins found on The Dunbar wreck site by the late John Gillies

Kathy examines tea token coins solidified into a clump. (1967)

Kathy examines tea token coins solidified into a clump. (1967)

Kathy was a real-life marine biologist with The Australian Museum in Sydney.

Kathy was a real-life marine biologist with The Australian Museum in Sydney.

THE DUNBAR shipwreck at the entrance to Sydney Harbor contained all the family belongings for 121 migrants in 1857 plus the ship's cargo. Ten thousand gold sovereigns were never found - or nobody was admitting to it. Coins with holes drilled through them were from neck chains.

THE DUNBAR shipwreck at the entrance to Sydney Harbor contained all the family belongings for 121 migrants in 1857 plus the ship’s cargo. Ten thousand gold sovereigns were never found – or nobody was admitting to it. Coins with holes drilled through them were from neck chains.

The Dunbar - wreck Sydney 1857

The Dunbar – wrecked Sydney South Head 1857

cuff links

cuff links

Tug-o-war with cuttlefish - from a 16mm film frame in Aquarius (1970)

From a 16mm film frame

 

Posted May 13, 2012 by KAT Scan in Shipwreck Dives

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TEENAGE SOCIAL LIFE (in SYDNEY)   Leave a comment

Saturday night party at Balmain

Saturday night party at Balmain

Ben Cropp (AM) book reveals his life story.

Saturday night at Balmain

Saturday night at Balmain

Rick  Swansborough in the background who took many of the first professional pictures of Kathy pre her time with Skippy and commercial modeling.   Party was at Jane Street, Balmain – in that era the large house was a regular venue.   Three 18 gallon kegs of beer per party, girls admitted free – guys paid for the beer.

Late at night, various celebrity  musicians and dancers would arrive after work and jam until dawn.

 

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