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.
In 2018 the 21st Commonwealth Games took place on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared at Cheviot Beach, Victoria on 17 December 1967.
Delight in this elegant sample of cinema and TV ads from the 1920s to 1960s for Australian underwear brand Berlei.
The first program broadcast on Adelaide television station SAS10 on 26 July 1965 was The Bobo Show, starring Charles ‘Hal’ Turner as Bobo the Clown.
'It was 50 years ago today, Sgt Pepper taught the band to play.'
This collection of Cadbury advertisements provides a wonderful snapshot of the changing attitudes towards dating, romance and fun in Australia from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Ronald Ryan was the last man hanged in Australia, 50 years ago on 3 February 1967.
A tribute to Australian radio and television personality Binny Lum, thanks to the generous donation of more than 100 sound recordings to the NFSA by her daughter, Sharon Terry.
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