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Hear stories about leading stars and filmmakers featured in our Australians & Hollywood exhibition.
In a new Inspired video interview, Leah Purcell talks about the impact of seeing black worlds on screen.
See rare home movies of the 1939 Wallabies bound for a UK tour that never happened.
Tony Martin talks about the groundbreaking 1990s radio comedy program Martin/Molloy being inducted into the 2020 Sounds of Australia and preserved at the NFSA.
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.
It was 70 years ago – on 10 September 1950 – that the 23-year-old Joan Sutherland won a major singing competition that helped set her on the road to international stardom.
In the late 1960s and early 70s, up-and-coming rock bands looked to find fame and win big by competing in the ultimate contest – Hoadley's Battle of the Sounds.
The NFSA is always open online, with our collection available to be explored 24/7.
Guest contributor Jennifer Bowen shares extracts from several rare regional radio programs in the NFSA collection funded by the Rural Bank of NSW.
Sydney community radio station 2SER 107.3 first went to air on 1 October 1979. Station archivist Dr Liz Giuffre shares excerpts from a music industry documentary by Richard Kingsmill that was broadcast on 2SER in 1988.
Before he created and hosted Wonder World!, Simon Townsend had already forged a successful career in TV, print and radio journalism.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
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