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.
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.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
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.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
Have you explored our John Farnham online exhibition yet? We share some fascinating facts and fun trivia about the music superstar.
Celebrating the illustrious career of John Farnham, a legend of the Australian music industry, with our new online exhibition.
A visit to the NFSA gave one family history researcher the chance to learn more about the adventures of her great uncle in the early 1920s.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
The Heidelberg Golf Club in Melbourne recently donated to the NFSA a film from the 1920s showing the club and its surrounds at the time of its formation.
A look at Betty Bryant, once Australia’s most famed film ingénue, who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now open on the Gold Coast.
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