These Cinesound casting books are a record of starstruck hopefuls, dreaming of making it big in the film industry.
The story behind the creation of the iconic advertising jingle.
On her birthday, we share images of Merle Oberon from the NFSA's Taussig Film Stills Collection.
Meet the Amazing Miss A - popular ragtime pianist Winifred Atwell, who conquered the charts in the 1950s and later made Australia her home.
A look at the creation of the iconic 'Louie the Fly' jingle, named by the NFSA in 2018 as one of the Sounds of Australia.
On her birthday, we share images of Merle Oberon from the NFSA's Taussig Film Stills Collection. Publicity for the Hollywood star always claimed she was born in Tasmania but a different story emerged after her death.
The prime minister apologised to Australia's Indigenous peoples on 13 February 2008. We revisit the story through footage from the NFSA News and Current Affairs Program.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
We're celebrating 30 years of our News and Current Affairs Program in 2018 by revisiting the big news stories that captivated a generation.
Heath Ledger’s career and life were tragically cut short, but his international success and the calibre of his performances will endure the test of time.
Matt Nettheim shares insights into his work as on-set stills photographer on films featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
We're sharing a rare clip of Johnny O'Keefe, Dusty Springfield, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Gene Pitney, and Brian Poole and The Tremeloes performing together on Australian TV.
Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.
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