Listen to a rare commercial radio recording about the Apollo 11 mission, featuring Derryn Hinch.
Listen to 1950s radio dramas by Grace Gibson Productions, including Carter Brown Mystery Theatre and Dragnet.
We're celebrating John Farnham, a legend of the Australian music industry, with our new online exhibition.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
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.
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