For World Home Movie Day 2018, we share early home movies of Sydney and the USA by filmmaker Anthony Buckley.
A behind-the-scenes look at Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now showing at Samstag Museum in Adelaide.
Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
We’ve produced a short documentary about the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the NFSA. The exhibition is now on its national tour, starting at Adelaide’s Samstag Museum of Art.
Jennifer Coombes explores the life of Pearl Schweig, an actress from the 1930s Cinesound casting books who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
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.
The NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
The granddaughter of actress Diana Du Cane contacted us after seeing her grandmother in one of the Cinesound casting books featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
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.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.
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.
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