Dr Jennifer Bowen shares extracts from several rare rural-themed radio programs in the NFSA collection.
To celebrate Felix the Cat's 100th birthday, we bring you some excerpts from the original cartoons.
Interview with Elise Lockwood, the stills photographer on the set of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
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.
Meet the Amazing Miss A - popular ragtime pianist Winifred Atwell, who conquered the charts in the 1950s and later made Australia her home.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
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 recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
We pay tribute to aviation pioneer Amy Johnson this International Women's Day
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings are inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
WARNING: this article contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
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