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Board Game - Eye Guess : Jimmy Hannan's new T.V. Game

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Eye Guess - Jimmy Hannan's New TV Game, Australia c.1996 was based on the series/game from the United States of America. The game is complete and includes instructions.
Size
(L) 480 mm x (W) 250 mm x (H) 35 mm
Object Registration
2012.0001
Keywords
board games, jimmy hannan
Historical information
Eye Guess was originally an American television game show, on which an Australian program, screened on 'Channel O' (now Network 10) in the 1960s, was based. The television programs spawned board games in both America and Australia.The American board game was produced by Milton Bradley, and featured the American compere of the show. An Australian version, produced by John Sands Pty Ltd., featured Jimmy Hannan, the Australian host.
When Made
c. 1966
Made By
John Sands Pty Ltd (Manufacturer)
Significance
The local television version of Eye Guess reflects the influence of American media on television and popular entertainment in Australia in the 1950s and 1960s. The production of the game also reflectss the influence of American models on Australia domestic entertainment.
Last updated
26 Oct 2018 at 9:48AM