Duncan, Catherine (-2006)

Also known as
Duncan, Catherine (1915-2006)
Kate Duncan (-2006)
Field of activity
Actor; Playwright; Filmmaker; Author; Scriptwriter; Adaptor; Adjudicator
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35226106
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-488136

Biographies

Actor, radio and screen-writer and film-maker. Born in Tasmania. Writer of 'The Sword Sung',winner of the 1937 New Theatre League's play competition and 'leading member of the Melbourne N.T.L.'. Also wrote plays for ABC. Has lived in France since 1947. Catherine Duncan is an Australian Scriptwriter, Actor, Adaptor, Playwright, Author, Adjudicator, who is mentioned in 41 events in the AusStage database

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Selected resources (53)

AusStage

  1. Catherine Duncan's network
    See professional relationships in the AusStage database.
  2. Catherine Duncan's map
    See places of activity in the AusStage database.
  3. Among Those Present
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-04]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  4. Private Lives
    Duncan, Catherine (Actor)
    [1941-03-15]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW
  5. No Time for Comedy
    Duncan, Catherine (Actor)
    [1941-02-08]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW
  6. Soak The Rich
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1941-09-01]
    A performance staged at the South Australia, , SA
  7. Roundabout
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-03]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  8. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1945-06-23]
    A performance staged at the New Theatre, Sydney (1943-1954), Sydney, NSW
  9. Her Husband's Consent
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-06]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  10. Sganarelle
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-05]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  11. And Now - The Journey
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-06]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  12. Pictures on the Wall
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-03]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  13. The Hermit Crab
    Duncan, Catherine (Scriptwriter)
    [1957-10-06]
    A performance staged at the ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC
  14. Dragons in the Caves
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-06]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  15. The Rose and Crown
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-03]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  16. The Verdict
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-03]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  17. How to Escape from Prison
    Duncan, Catherine (Scriptwriter)
    [1936-09-13]
    A performance staged at the ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC
  18. Moon Upside Down
    Duncan, Catherine (Scriptwriter)
    [1942-09-30]
    A performance staged at the ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC
  19. The Other Way
    Duncan, Catherine (Scriptwriter)
    [1943-04-22]
    A performance staged at the ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  20. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1947-05-01]
    A performance staged at the Rockhampton Little Theatre Inc, Rockhampton, QLD
  21. The 11th Tasmanian Drama Festival
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-03]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  22. We the Living
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1945-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
  23. Ladies in Retirement
    Duncan, Catherine (Actor)
    [1941-03-29]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW
  24. The Hands of Hardouin
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-04]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  25. A Bedtime Story
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-05]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  26. Julia Has Everything
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-04]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  27. Ladies in Retirement
    Duncan, Catherine (Actor)
    [1940-09-14]
    A performance staged at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
  28. The Tinkers' Wedding
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-05]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  29. Mr. Smart Guy
    Duncan, Catherine (Actor)
    [1941-05-10]
    A performance staged at the Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW
  30. The Sister Who Walked in Silence
    Duncan, Catherine (Adjudicator)
    [1957-04-06]
    A performance staged at the National Theatre, Launceston, TAS
  31. Ways and Means
    Duncan, Catherine (Actor)
    [1941-03-15]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW
  32. No Conscription
    Duncan, Catherine (Adaptor)
    [1940-05-17]
    A performance staged at the Workers' Art Club (1932-1943), Sydney, NSW
  33. Money With Menaces
    Duncan, Catherine (Scriptwriter)
    [1940-03-13]
    A performance staged at the ABC Radio, Brisbane - South Bank studios, South Brisbane, QLD
  34. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1957-04-29]
    A performance staged at the ABC Radio, Melbourne - Russell Street studios, Melbourne, VIC
  35. The Path of the Eagle
    Duncan, Catherine (Scriptwriter)
    [1943-04-22]
    A performance staged at the ABC Radio, Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  36. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1945-04-21]
    A performance staged at the New Theatre (Melbourne, VIC), Melbourne, VIC
  37. The Sword Sung
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1938-07-01]
    A performance staged at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW
  38. The Sword Sung
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1939-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Central Hall, Fitzroy, VIC
  39. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1945-06-04]
    A performance staged at the Killara Memorial Hall, Killara, NSW
  40. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1945-11-22]
    A performance staged at the Albert Hall, Brisbane, QLD
  41. Some New Moon
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1962-10-25]
    A performance staged at the Turner Hall, Ultimo, NSW
  42. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1946-04-06]
    A performance staged at the Tivoli Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  43. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine (Playwright)
    [1945-06-30]
    A performance staged at the Sydney University Dramatic Society Clubrooms, Sydney, NSW
  44. The Sword Sung
    Duncan, Catherine
  45. Theatre: the mirror and the sphere
    Duncan, Catherine
    [1963]
  46. The Hermit Crab: A Conversation Piece for Radio
    Duncan, Catherine
  47. Sons of the Morning: A Verse Play in Three Acts
    Duncan, Catherine
    [Playscript : 1946]
    Published: Mulga Publications
  48. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine
  49. The Path of the Eagle
    Duncan, Catherine
  50. Sons of the Morning
    Duncan, Catherine
  51. The Sword Sung
    Duncan, Catherine

Australian Women's Register

  1. Duncan, Catherine
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia
    Smart, Judith and Swain, Shurlee (eds.)
    [2014]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project

Resources by Catherine Duncan (14)

  1. The Grandmother's book / Catherine Duncan
    Duncan, Catherine, 1915-2006
    [ Book : 1987 ]
    At 8 libraries
    The Grandmother's book / Catherine Duncan
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,763.621)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,763.621)

  2. Catherine Duncan interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Duncan, Catherine, 1915-2006
    [ Sound : 1971 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Catherine Duncan interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,595.871)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,595.871)

  3. Papers of Catherine Duncan
    Duncan, Catherine, 1915-2006
    [ Unpublished : 1934-2010 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,090.133)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,090.133)

  4. Sons of the morning : a verse play in three acts / by Catherine Duncan
    Duncan, Catherine, 1915-2006
    [ Book : 1946 ]
    At 18 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,235.477)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24,235.477)

  5. The sailor's wife : a morality play for radio in 6 episodes / by Catherine Duncan
    Duncan, Catherine, 1915-
    [ Unpublished : 1900 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,788.268)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,788.268)

  6. Sons of the morning / by Catherine Duncan
    Duncan, Catherine, 1915-
    [ Unpublished : 1945 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,735.92)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,735.92)

  7. The hermit crab : a conversation piece for radio / by Catherine Duncan
    Duncan, Catherine, 1915-
    [ Unpublished : 1900 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,564.631)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,564.631)

  8. The sailor's wife : a morality play for radio in six episodes / by Catherine Duncan
    Duncan, Catherine, 1915-
    [ Unpublished : 1940 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,549.014)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,549.014)

  9. The meeting place
    Prod Co: Dept of Information, Australia
    [ Video, Government publication : 1948 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,300.438)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,300.438)

  10. Journey of a nation
    Prod Co: Australian National Film Board
    [ Video, Government publication : 1947 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14,212.033)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14,212.033)

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  1. Duncan, Lynette
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17,956.459)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17,956.459)

  2. Sheaffe, Catherine Erskine
    War Worker; Volunteer
    ... Sheaffe, Catherine Erskine ... Catherine 'Katie' Sheaffe represented the Tharwa community on the Federal Capital Territory War ... Food Fund committee during World War I. Catherine Erskine McKellar was born in 1886 at Lake Cargellico ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 824.875)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 824.875)

  3. McLeish, Duncan (1851-1920)
    Pastoralist; Soldier
    ... , Victoria, son of Duncan McLeish, grazier, and his wife Catherine, née Cameron. Educated privately, he ... Duncan McLeish (1851?-1920), pastoralist and soldier, was born probably on 20 July 1851 at Yea ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 648.046)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 648.046)

  1. RE will of CATHERINE DUNCAN MACKENZIE (also
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 25 January 1963 [Issue No.7] p 221

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of CATHERINE DUNCAN MACKENZIE (also known as Katherine and Katharine) late of Pymble, widow ... Rowe, the executors of the will of the said Catherine Duncan Mackenzie (also known as Katherine and ... 188 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7,026.493)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7,026.493)

  2. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the matter of the estate of Catherine Duncan, late of Greenwich, in the State of New South Wales, deceased.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 13 October 1922 [Issue No.146] p 5628

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Catherine Duncan, late of Greenwich, in the State of New South Wales, deceased. PURSUANT to the " Wills ... 246 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,548.163)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,548.163)

  3. RE will of SARA CATHERINE McINTOSH, late of Vaucluse,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 7 November 1947 [Issue No.128] p 2610

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of SARA CATHERINE McINTOSH, late of Vaucluse, in. tiie State of New South Wales, widow ... , 1916-1938, and Trustee Act, 1925-1940), Alice Boyae, Donald Maxwell, Duncan Harris and Herbert Daniel ... 171 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,045.251)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,045.251)

  1. CATHERINE DUNCAN.
    The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser (NSW : 1876 - 1951) Monday 10 November 1941 p 4 Article Illustrated
    ... CATHERINE DUNCAN. Sydney actress, who plays Dorothy, wife of Captain Glennisler, and prolends to ... 34 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11,781.303)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11,781.303)

  2. CATHERINE DUNCAN
    The Beaudesert Times (Qld. : 1908 - 1954) Friday 12 December 1941 p 3 Article Illustrated
    ... CATHERINE DUNCAN An outstanding Melbourne actress who Is frequently heard In A.B.C. radio plays ... . Miss Duncan is also a playwright with radio successes to her credit. ... 26 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11,703.652)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11,703.652)

  3. Catherine Duncan
    The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (NSW : 1856 - 1861; 1863 - 1889; 1891 - 1954) Friday 21 November 1941 p 8 Article Illustrated
    ... Catherine Duncan An oustanding Melbourne actress is Catherine Duncan, who is frequently heard in A ... 29 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11,636.299)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 11,636.299)

  1. Catherine Duncan discovers herself
    Dunstan, Keith
    Sydney Morning Herald. Good Weekend
    [ Article : 1986 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 699.722)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 699.722)

  2. Voices From The South Catherine Duncan Steals Another! (2 December 1939)
    Australasian Radio Relay League; By JONATHAN
    The wireless weekly : the hundred per cent Australian radio journal
    [ Article : 1939 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Voices From The South Catherine Duncan Steals Another! (2 December 1939)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 448.618)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 448.618)

  3. Aspects of the heroic in Australia verse drama: Douglas Stewart, Tom Inglis Moore and Catherine Duncan. -Paper presented to Conference on Australian Drama 1920/ 1955 (1984: University of New England)-
    Perkins, Elizabeth
    Australian Drama 1920-1955
    [ Article : 1986 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 303.532)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 303.532)

  4. Catherine Duncan's Rise To Stardom (27 April 1940)
    Australasian Radio Relay League;
    The wireless weekly : the hundred per cent Australian radio journal
    [ Article : 1940 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Catherine Duncan's Rise To Stardom (27 April 1940)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 217.488)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 217.488)

  1. Catherine Duncan
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2000 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    Catherine Duncan
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,182.979)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,182.979)

  2. Duncan Hooper, Greg Taylor, Ranald MacDonald, Harry Gordon and Peter Cole Adams reminiscing about Graham Perkin with Catherine Santamaria
    Hooper, Duncan Perry
    [ Sound : 1977 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 437.537)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 437.537)

  3. A passion for the blind : Sr. Catherine Jackson O.P. / a Lifelines production ; director-producer, Sr. Tendai Makonese O.P
    Lifelines (Firm)
    [ Video : 2012 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 372.867)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 372.867)

  4. Saint Catherine and the Miraculous Medal / as told by Ted Malone ; adapted by Duncan MacDoulgald Jr
    Rio, Rosa, 1914-
    [ Sound : 1940 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 212.849)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 212.849)

  1. Trotter, Thomas Duncan
    Trotter, Thomas Duncan
    Created by HeidiWhite, 3 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 246.802)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 246.802)

  2. McCallum
    McCallum
    Created by grace486, 12 items.

    Descendants of Duncan McCallum and Catherine Ferguson of Mull.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 171.032)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 171.032)

  3. The McKenzie Family
    The McKenzie Family
    Created by RMWilliams, 19 items.

    The family of Ann ‘Annie’ BRYDIE (1820-1864) and Duncan McKENZIE (1820-1892), who departed Plymouth aboard the ‘Standard’ 10 September 1854 and arrived Port Adelaide, South Australia, on 17 December 1...

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51.534)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51.534)

  1. [Balmain subdivision plans]
    [ Map : 1841-1960 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.828)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.828)

  1. Views from the balcony : a biography of Catherine Duncan / by Michael Keane
    Keane, Michael, 1952-
    [ Book : 2011 ]
    At 27 libraries
    Views from the balcony : a biography of Catherine Duncan / by Michael Keane
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,404.818)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,404.818)

  2. Silencing Eve / Iris Johansen
    Johansen, Iris
    [ Book, Audio book : 2013-2014 ]
    Possibly online
    At 131 libraries
    Silencing Eve / Iris Johansen
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 568.196)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 568.196)

  3. The essence of singing and the substance of song : recent responses to the Aboriginal performing arts and other essays in honour of Catherine Ellis / edited by Linda Barwick, Allan Marett, Guy Tunstill
    Marett, Allan
    [ Book : 1995 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 21 libraries
    The essence of singing and the substance of song : recent responses to the Aboriginal performing arts and other essays in honour of Catherine Ellis / edited by Linda Barwick, Allan Marett, Guy Tunstill
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 338.707)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 338.707)

  4. Reading Duncan reading : Robert Duncan and the poetics of derivation / edited by Stephen Collis and Graham Lyons
    Collis, Stephen, 1965-
    [ Government publication, Book : 2012 ]
    Possibly online
    At 4 libraries
    Reading Duncan reading : Robert Duncan and the poetics of derivation / edited by Stephen Collis and Graham Lyons
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 323.252)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 323.252)

  1. [Catherine Duncan : Australian Art and Artists file]
    [ Published ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 683.428)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 683.428)

  2. [Biographical cuttings on Catherine Duncan, artist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 506.866)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 506.866)

  3. Catherine Helen Spence
    Spence, Catherine Helen, 1825-1910
    [ Unpublished : 1866-1910 ]
    Possibly online
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 319.961)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 319.961)