In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
Film Location Scout and Location Manager Robin Clifton passed away on 1 November 2013, following a battle with cancer.
We celebrate Home Movie Day (19 October) with a home movie time capsule about kid's parties (1909 to 1950).
In part three, Jeannette Delamoir considers what Franklyn Barrett's 1925 tour of Far North Queensland with The Ten Commandments tells us about Barrett, film attendance and regional Australian audiences.
In part two, Jeannette Delamoir describes filmmaker Franklyn Barrett's preparations for, and staging of, a live prologue to The Ten Commandments in Far North Queensland, 1925.
Hollywood, local filmmakers and regional Australia intersect in the story of Franklyn Barrett's touring of a live prologue to Cecil B DeMille's The Ten Commandments in Far North Queensland, 1925.
Graham Shirley and Meg Labrum celebrate the life and work of Judy Adamson.
The NFSA remembers the significant contribution made by Chrissy Amphlett to Australian music and popular culture.
Graham Shirley and Meg Labrum mark the passing of Susanne Chauvel Carlsson this week in Toowoomba, Queensland, after a short illness.
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