October 29, 2011 §
Saturday night party at Balmain
Ben Cropp (AM) book reveals his life story.
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.
Friend in Hand Hotel (in 1971) at 58 Cowper Street, Glebe (featured under a different name in an episode of RAKE in 2015). Licensee and his son (not shown) were diving companions of Kathy.
October 25, 2011 §
Modeling for Vincent’s
Jackie Hickmott and Kathy Troutt were permitted to swim with dolphin at Sydney’s beautiful Taronga Zoo on Sydney Harbor. The dolphin pool has since closed making 16mm film of this swim very unique today. (A better quality transfer from the footage may be possible).
Rare picture of nose and tail touching the water simultaneously.