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Record ID 12988
Title Memories rekindled for town hall 'puusycat' six decades on
Author Smith, Alison
Source New Zealand herald, 1995 Dec 11 Sec 1 p 22
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract A tribute to the Auckland Town Hall before it is closed for restoration attracted hundreds of visitors
Notes Includes illustration
Includes portrait
Subjects Auckland Town Hall; Carte-Lloyd, Maisie; Franklin, Tess; Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Farrant, George


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Record ID 30225
Source Auckland star, 30 May 1964
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 2 p 212
Abstract Graeme Bartlett, well-known on the Auckland entertainement as a guitarist, has teamed with Ray Brooks and Mary Fuller to form the Fuller Trio.
Subjects Fuller Trio (Musical group); Bartlett, Gray, 1942-; Brooks, Ray; Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll)


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Record ID 30427
Title Aussie success
Source Auckland star, 26 September 1964
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 2 p 287
Abstract Singer Mary Fuller is back after a successful season in Australia, but plans another trip next year.
Subjects Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Brooks, Ray; Gibson, Des; Mary Fuller Trio; Convairs (Musical group)


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Record ID 34029
Title Competition
Source Auckland star, 12 June 1965
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 3 p 209
Abstract Mary Fuller, known as a singer under the name Mary Throll, is to return to the entertainment business. She founded Fuller's entertainment bureau which will now be the Throll-Fuller entertainment centre and will be in competition from Don Linden's Entertainment Services.
Subjects Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Entertainers; Performing arts


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Record ID 40946
Title On both sides of the footlights
Source Sunday news, 1 December 1968
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 6 p 271
Abstract Profile of Mary Throll who has been active in both the management and performing sides of show business for many years. She has joined forces with George Carlsen, son of the late Neville Carlsen, who is keen to establish regular entertainment circuits as in Australia.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Carlsen, George; Carlsen, Neville; Entertainers; Promoters


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Record ID 47609
Title New song
Source Auckland star, 25 February 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 204
Abstract Lew Pryme and Glen Tabuteau head a syndicate that has bought Fullers Entertainment Bureau, this country's biggest agency, from Phil Warren who intends "to consolidate in the promotional field".
Brief details of history of the agency in Herald article (see Notes).
Notes Includes portraits
See also New Zealand herald, 26 February 1972 - in New Zealand music scrapbook, v 9 p 205
Subjects Fullers Entertainment Bureau; Entertainers; Promoters; Pryme, Lew, 1944-1990; Tabuteau, Glen; Warren, Philip Reece, 1938-2002; Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Tollerton, George


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Record ID 50048
Title Entertainers' entertainer
Source Auckland star, 22 October 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 230
Abstract Ray Columbus is winner of this year's Benny Award.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Columbus, Ray, 1942-; Benny Award; Variety Artists Club of New Zealand; Entertainers; Awards and honours; Andrews, Les; Greaves, Rusty, d.1998; Savage, Toni; Rielly, Jack; Rielly, Sylvia; Read, Jack; Morris, Cec; Woods, Alma; Hamilton County Bluegrass Band; Middlebrooke, Russell; Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Brown, Joe


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Record ID 63475
Title Fell into showbiz
Author Berry, John
Source Auckland star, 13 August 1987
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 16 p 169
Abstract Looking back at the showbiz career of Mary Throll, both as a performer and agent. She was founder of Fullers Entertainment Bureau.
Article also contains career news of Ralph Dyer, former "femme" with the post war "Kiwis" entertainment group.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Entertainers; Promoters; Fullers Entertainment Bureau; Tollerton, George; Prestige Promotions; Pryme, Lew, 1944-1990; Dyer, Ralph; Kiwis (Troupe)


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Record ID 73357
Title The Scottish nightingale
Author Throll, Mary
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Mary Throll's autobiography tells a gripping tale of trials, personal tragedies and triumphs of a pioneering theatrical agent, with glimpses of the great world-wide depression of the 1930s through the eyes of a child vaudeville performer. There are also recollections of the early nightclub scene in Auckland, highlights of the Uncle Scrim saga and many other well-known show business personalities.
Subjects Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Singers; Entertainers; Entertainment industry; Promoters; Vaudeville


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Record ID 81204
Source New Zealand herald, 8 August 1956
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Mary Throll has been a singer since she was seven.
Subjects Fuller, Mary, (nee Throll); Entertainers; Singers
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