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Sep 2017

AFL, 1933: Wave the two flags!

Footage of a 1933 AFL face-off between Victorian and South Australian teams gives us rare glimpses of two goal-kicking legends.

Simon Smith
Film
Mar 2017

Cinesound's Sydney Harbour Bridge scoop

The Sydney Harbour Bridge opened 85 years ago and Cinesound Productions' newsreel secured the scoop of a lifetime.

Beth Taylor
Film
Photographs
Oct 2015

Chaplins, goats and Bathing Beauties

Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.

Beth Taylor
Film
Aug 2015

Australia's first Oscar

The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.

Beth Taylor
Documents
Film
Oct 2014

Harry Julius

Film curator Sally Jackson writes about Australia's first cinema animations for the 2014 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.

Sally Jackson
Film
Jun 2014

Beatlemania

The third and final instalment in our Beatles Australian tour anniversary celebration shows Beatlemania at its highest - and loudest - point.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Television