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[1] Kindly provided by Olivia Harkin from her personal collection


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"Bartons of Banksiawood: ABC's new Neighbors"
Newspaper 1

With some interesting info about the casting of the kids and an explanation why the ABC choose to air the series in the "stripping" format. Oh, and Olivia is interviewed (albeit briefly).

Author: Sharon Krum
Publication: Gold Guide
Date of publication: unknown
Photographer: n/a

"Children's drama plans shelved"
Newspaper 2

In depth article about the (1988) current state of Australian children's programming; The Barton's are mentioned as the only planned such programming by the ABC for 1988 and 1989.

Author: Pamela Bone
Publication: Green Guide
Date of publication: 6 August 1987
Photographer: n/a

"Days in the lives of ordinary children"
Newspaper 3

With more info about the casting of the kids, and some background on the show's premises and how it aims to emulate the kids' point of view (quite literally in the case of camera angles)

Author: Pamela Bone
Publication: Green Guide
Date of publication: 21 May 1987 (
Great Scott…!)
Photographer: n/a

"Family life, day by day"
Newspaper 4

Some insights from Jenny Hooks and Jocelyn Moorhouse.

Author: Louise Bellamy
Publication: Green Guide
Date of publication: 25 February 1988
Photographer: n/a

"A charming look at life in suburbia"
Newspaper 5

Short interview with Jocelyn Moorhouse. This interview is the reason why I asked her about the existence of a second Bartons book.

Author: Unknown
Publication: Melbourne Woman
Date of publication: Unknown
Photographer: Unknown

"Children's show gets rid of the schmaltz"
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"Children's show gets rid of the schmaltz"

Interesting analysis of The Bartons and what makes it different than anything aimed at children before it.

Author: Michael Shmith
Publication: Melbourne Woman
Date of publication: 28 February 1988
Photographer: Unknown





 

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