1950’S PHOTO JACK DAVEY IN ST LUKE’S HOSPITAL AFTER MOTOR SCOOTER ACCIDENT Z8

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1950’S PHOTO JACK DAVEYIN ST LUKE’S HOSPITAL AFTER MOTOR SCOOTER ACCIDENTZ8

We offer for your consideration an original 1950’s photo of Jack Davey in St Luke’s hospital after a motor scooter accident.This photo belonged to Jack Davey’s friend Harold Cumming. “HI-HO EVERYBODY” was Jack Davey’s signature greeting to his audience at the beginning of each show. In the later 1950’s Jack Davey struggled with health issues and had time in hospital. He sent these cards to his many well wishers. Jack Davey came into prominence in the 1940’s as a singer and radio personality in Sydney. He had an engaging, friendlydispostiion and soon became extremely popular as a radio quiz show compere. Along with Bob Dyer he was Australia’s most popular radio entertainer. He compered such shows as The Dulux Show, The Pressure Pack Show and Give It a Go. Jack Davey ahd a great love of cars and was involved in the Redex Trials. He died in 1959 at the age of 52. Over 100 000 people attended his funeral in Sydney.The photo is in good condition with a glue mark on the back. There’s a 2.5 cm tear on the RH side. The photographer is Scott Polkinghorne & Owen Stevens, 88 Pitt St., Sydney

DIMENSIONS:
Width …….21.2 cms

Height……15.5cms

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Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 21.2 × 0.1 × 15.5 cm