Australian champion swimmer, vaudeville performer, silent film star, stunt performer and entrepreneur.
A collection of fascinating national treasures drawn from public and private collections across Australia.
A collection including highlights of some of the almost 6000 unique home movie titles held by the NFSA.
From national surf carnivals and cultural events to family holidays by the sea, Australians love spending time at the beach.
This collection includes highlights of some of the almost 6000 unique home movie titles held by the NFSA.
There’s more to Newcastle than coal mining and steel.
We take a peek at the sugar-laden world of children's parties, with films dating from the 1920s to 1950s.
Amateur filmmaker Ewan Murray-Will captured unique and candid images of one of the world’s greatest dance companies.
Long before vinyl records, cassette tapes and compact discs, there were wax cylinders.
In the first half of the 20th century, music was commercialised on 78 rpm shellac discs which could hold a little over three minutes on each side.
There are many film and sound titles relating to Brisbane in the NFSA collection. See historic footage, sound, newsreels and home movies dating from 1889 to 1994.
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