Cinematographer Adam Arkapaw
Guest contributor Jennifer Bowen shares extracts from several rare regional radio programs in the NFSA collection funded by the Rural Bank of NSW.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
The NFSA is now the custodian of more than 20,000 vinyl long play records from the SBS 3EA Melbourne and SBS Sydney 2EA radio collections.
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.
Did you know that until 17 April 1967, talkback radio was illegal in Australia?