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More about activities at the Sunset Heritage Precinct in Dalkeith

There is a considerable amount of activity taking place at the Sunset Heritage Precinct in Dalkeith, with team members of the Pictures in Motion Film and Television Museum busy adding to the vast source of cinema and television memorabilia, whilst creating interesting displays of great educational value.   The team consists of television veterans John Quicke, Ross McDonald and Tim O’Dea. John was TVW7 Chief Engineer during the formative years of great expansion, with the…

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1926 classic film “The General” screening FREE at Wireless Hill Museum on Saturday 21st November 2020

On Saturday 21st November 2020, the Wireless Hill Museum will be presenting “The General”, one of the most revered comedies of the silent era. This 1926 classic film finds hapless Southern railroad engineer Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) facing off against Union soldiers during the American Civil War. When Johnny’s fiancée, Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack), is accidentally taken away while on a train stolen by Northern forces, Gray pursues the soldiers, using various modes of transportation…

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Pictures in Motion Annual General Meeting 2020

The AGM will be held on Wednesday 21st October at 7.00 pm at the Fred Bell RSL Hall, Fred Bell Pde, St James

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InFocus presentation

August 19th 2020. This free event will include nibbles and drinks and will be held at the East Victoria Park RSL Hall, Fred Bell Parade, Bentley – between 7pm and 10pm.This is an initiative of Pictures in Motion Museum of Film and Television (AMMPT). Stuart Booty: Western Australian Cinematograph and Sound Recording Pioneer 1913 – 1926 Stuart Booty (1890-1971) and his Films Stuart Booty was a Western Australian Electrical, Movie and Audio Technology Genius and…

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Science and history of TV in WA-Event- 03082020

Science and history of TV in WA Two of the most common objects found in the home today are the television set and the computer/smartphone/tablet screen. This presentation by TV veterans from Pictures in Motion takes a look at the science behind their use for entertainment in the home. The talk will cover the history of the science, as used in Western Australia, and will include a look at free to air television as well…

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