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Apr 2016

Selling Mick Dundee

Crocodile Dundee was a huge international hit. How was it marketed in different countries?

Beth Taylor
Film
Photographs
Posters

Crocodile Dundee 30th anniversary

It's been thirty years since Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee charmed audiences worldwide with his laconic humour.

Beth Taylor
Documents
Film
Oral History
Feb 2016

Return to Hanging Rock

Clips from a Q&A with actress Anne Louise Lambert (Miranda), plus more outtakes from our 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' online exhibition, '40 Years of Mystery'.

Stephen Groenewegen
Film
Oral History

Smithy turns 70

We celebrate the 70th anniversary of Charles Kingsford Smith biopic 'Smithy' with a look at Billy Hughes' cameo in the film.

Beth Taylor
Film
Photographs
Posters
Jan 2016

Tutus and fake boobs

The musical comedy Starstruck (1982) and its colourful, outrageous costumes were ahead of their time.

Beth Taylor
Film
Object
Dec 2015

Return of The Red Dragon

Film curator Sally Jackson takes a fresh look at Australia's first animated feature, Eric Porter's Marco Polo Junior Versus The Red Dragon.

Sally Jackson
Film

The Kid Stakes

The NFSA has released silent classic film The Kid Stakes (1927) on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time.

John Brady
Film
Sep 2015

Damon Herriman

From a child actor in 'The Sullivans' to playing Dewey Crowe in 'Justified', Damon Herriman's oral history covers his long and varied acting career from the 1970s to now.

Bronwyn Murphy
Oral History

Canberra time capsule

Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Radio
Sound
Television
Jun 2015

Darwin time capsule

Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.

Adam Blackshaw
Film