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.
This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.
The disappearance of Prime Minister Harold Holt, on 17 December 1967, remains one of Australia’s greatest mysteries.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
This year, we're marking World Television Day on 21 November by sharing two recent ‘finds’ in the NFSA’s vast television collection.
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 recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.
The story behind Graham Kennedy's overseas trip in July 1961, and his break from hosting 'In Melbourne Tonight'.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
Ronald Ryan was the last man hanged in Australia, 50 years ago on 3 February 1967.
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