In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
On 14 February 2020, it is 120 years since the (fictional) events in Picnic at Hanging Rock. Jenny Gall takes a close look at two of the costumes from Peter Weir's film, released 45 years ago in 1975.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith shares bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from a program marking the first 10 years of Australian television.
Fredd Bear, the much-loved children’s television character from the late 1960s and early 70s, has arrived at the NFSA.
For World Television Day, we're highlighting some recently discovered lost TV performances of Olivia Newton-John from 1965.
See highlights from our 1970s music television panel 'Right There On My TV', featuring Lee Simon and John Paul Young, at the 2018 St Kilda Film Festival.
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.
We're sharing a rare clip of Johnny O'Keefe, Dusty Springfield, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Gene Pitney, and Brian Poole and The Tremeloes performing together on Australian TV.
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.
Anne Louise Lambert came to the NFSA for the 40th anniversary screening of Picnic at Hanging Rock on 7 August 2015. We spoke with her about the film's legacy, and the effect it had on her life.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 1 includes elephant heads, fake moustaches and the wild one.
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