These Cinesound casting books are a record of starstruck hopefuls, dreaming of making it big in the film industry.
The story behind the creation of the iconic advertising jingle.
On her birthday, we share images of Merle Oberon from the NFSA's Taussig Film Stills Collection.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2017?
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
The NFSA recently acquired a Polyorama Panoptique, a 19th century French optical toy.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
Meet 99-year-old Eddie Vormister and his homemade film projector.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
Cinema Art Films brought many notable foreign productions to Australia between 1927 and 1932. We've acquired original posters for a selection of their releases.
The stars of Australian radio serials and cinema touched the lives of many, but one Sydney teenager of the 1950s had the autograph book to prove it.
The NFSA recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.
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