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What makes a best boy so good?

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Spoiler alert: it's more than just heavy lifting.

Recalling his early days in television as a 'best boy' on The Sullivans (1976-1983), Adelaide-based Richard Rees-Jones remembers a time when lighting departments were teams of just two. At Crawford Productions, two gaffer/best boy teams would work either in the studio, shooting videotape, or on location, shooting film.

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