Daily program: Australian Vintage Fashion

Date information18 April-18 August
Daily 10am - 4pm, screens every 30 mins
Location informationArc Cinema
Event costFREE (no booking required)

In Autumn and Winter our Daily Program features newsreels and featurettes from the NFSA collection about 1940s and '50s fashion in Australia.

This 25-minute program complements The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition.



Christian Dior Fashions Bring Breath of Paris – Movietone News, 1948 (silent)

Paris Comes to Sydney: Lavish French Exhibition at Royal Show – Cinesound Review, 1956

Paris Fashions: French Mannequins Present the New look – Cinesound Review, 1948

Aristocrats at Royal Sydney Sheep Show – Cinesound Review, 1951

New Styles: Fashion Show – 15,000 Feet Up – Cinesound Review, 1959

Australian Diary 39: Three-Way Hat is Novel Fashion – Film Australia Collection, 1950

Futuristic Styles at Hairdressing Convention – Home Movie, c.1950 (silent)

The Melbourne Wedding Belle  Film Australia Collection, 1953


The program runs for approximately 25 minutes.