For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Explore the world of film costumes with designer Marion Boyce.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
Watch clips from three of the annual Christmas pantomimes produced for TV in the 1960s by NWS9 in Adelaide.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith shares bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from a program marking the first 10 years of Australian television.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith investigates the surviving footage of Australian television's opening night.
To celebrate 100 years of Felix the Cat, we’ve reached into our magic bag of tricks to bring you some excerpts from the original cartoons.
When Charles Farrell came to Australia in 1936 to appear in The Flying Doctor, he brought with him a touch of Hollywood glamour and the aura of a big-name star.
Enjoy a comprehensive selection of Australian animated short films in our new curated collection.
Caitlyn LeRoy, who works at the NFSA, discovers early footage of her family and place of birth in the collection.
For the 50th anniversary of the July 1969 Apollo 11 mission, we are sharing these news clips from 1969 and also from the 20th and 30th anniversaries of the Moon landing in 1989 and 1999.
Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, the NFSA has unearthed a rare recording of the historic event on Australian commercial radio, as it happened in 1969.
A rare copy of the restored original TV broadcast of the July 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing, previously given by NASA to the CSIRO, will now be preserved at the NFSA.
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