Rex Rienits

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Rex Rienits (1909–1971) was an Australian writer of radio, films, plays and TV. He was a journalist before becoming one of the leading radio writers in Australia. He moved to England in 1949[1] and worked for a number of years there.[2] He later returned to Australia and worked on early local TV drama. During the 1950s he lived in Margaretta Terrace , Chelsea ( number 20 something).He could be seen and heard bashing away on his typewriter at the open window on the first floor.

His wife Thea died several years after Rex.[3]

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  1. ^ "This Week In Town.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 30 January 1949. p. 14. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "London Penthouse.". The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) (1933 - 1982: National Library of Australia). 16 December 1953. p. 57. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Author's Wife Dies.". The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) (Adelaide, SA: National Library of Australia). 26 January 1954. p. 2. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  4. ^ ""HIDEOUT.".". The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) (NSW: National Library of Australia). 17 April 1937. p. 10. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "STARS OF THE AIR.". Wodonga and Towong Sentinel (Vic. : 1885 - 1954) (Vic.: National Library of Australia). 17 December 1948. p. 1. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Australian Classic For B.B.C.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 18 December 1949. p. 3. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Australian's Television Play To Be Filmed.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 5 November 1950. p. 6. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "Latest Fiction.". The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) (Adelaide, SA: National Library of Australia). 8 November 1952. p. 7. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "Overseas movie gossip.". The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) (1933 - 1982: National Library of Australia). 12 December 1951. p. 34. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "BROADCAST OF PLAY CANCELLED.". The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) (Perth, WA: National Library of Australia). 7 February 1952. p. 9. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "Studio Gossip.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 19 August 1951. p. 12. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "Perry Masan in three live shows.". The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) (1933 - 1982: National Library of Australia). 21 June 1961. p. 19. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  13. ^ ""THE HUNGRY ONES".". The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) (1933 - 1982: National Library of Australia). 10 July 1963. p. 17. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 

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