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A former child actor revisits the Japanese-Australian Western he starred in more than 50 years ago.
We revisit the 2000 Sydney Olympics, which opened 20 years ago this week.
On 10 September 1950, Joan Sutherland won a major singing competition that helped launch her career.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
To mark 35 years since the premiere of The Thorn Birds mini-series, we take a look at the original costume design sketches in the NFSA collection and talk to Rachel Ward.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
The musical comedy Starstruck (1982) and its colourful, outrageous costumes were ahead of their time.
Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O'Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.
Stewart Shannon reveals some of the tricks and secrets that the Collection Management team use to keep the NFSA collection safe.
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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