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Director Pat Fiske shares how the landmark documentary came together.
What we collected in 2020 – including items about the bushfires and COVID-19.
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The NFSA's Teilo Nicholls discovered a recording in the collection featuring the voice of his great uncle – a well-known explorer in Papua New Guinea in the 1930s.
Guest contributor Jennifer Bowen shares extracts from several rare regional radio programs in the NFSA collection funded by the Rural Bank of NSW.
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.
For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
Jennifer Coombes explores the life of Pearl Schweig, an actress from the 1930s Cinesound casting books who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
The NFSA is now the custodian of more than 20,000 vinyl long play records from the SBS 3EA Melbourne and SBS Sydney 2EA radio collections.
The granddaughter of actress Diana Du Cane contacted us after seeing her grandmother in one of the Cinesound casting books featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
Sixty years ago this month, the Top 40 pop chart helped bring the golden age of radio to a close and kickstarted a new era.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
Meet 99-year-old Eddie Vormister and his homemade film projector.
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