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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.
What was the most popular content on our website this year?
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.
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 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.
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.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
We're celebrating UNESCO's World Radio Day with Australia's Amateur Hour (1940-1958), 'the largest radio show of all'.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
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