Sale of cinema collectibles spotlights remarkable child magician, tap dancer and hoarder

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David Tiley

Vincent McMurray was an unusual compulsive collector of cinema memorabilia, who was hugely loved despite his defects. Now his vast hoard is up for sale.

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About the author

David Tiley is the editor of Screen Hub. He is a writer in screen media with a long mostly freelance career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.

Twitter: @DavidTiley1