Doug tells us about the films and music he watched and listened to in the 1930s and 1940s and also of his favourite actress, Alice Fay, and singer, Bing Crosby.

Theatres of Perth such as Grand Theatre, Prince of Wales Theatre, Ambassadors Theatre, the Royal, Metropole Hotel, Piccadilly Theatre, Majestic Theatre, Plaza Theatre, Capitol Theatre, Embassy Ballroom, Regent Theatre (later the Metro). Suburban theatres such as Amusu Theatre and the Broadway in Vic Park, the State Theatre (later The Astor) in Mt Lawley, Rosemount in North Perth, Wests in Subiaco, New Oxford (now Luna) in Leederville and the Princess in Fremantle. In Norseman it was the Criterion Talkies.

Doug recounts his memories about Perth in the 1930s and 40s. Landmarks like the GPO, Townhall, Palace Hotel. Local ‘characters’ known as Percy Buttons, Matches, Feathers, The Count and Giblets. Stores like Aherns, Boans, Economic Stores, Bairds, Foy and Gibsons, and Harris, Scarfe and Sandovers. Details on Perth trams with details on all the tram routes and where they could take you.