Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
This segment from Australian Gazette c. 1928 features the annual ladies swimming carnival at Bondi Baths, Sydney.
Australian-born and world famous tightrope circus artist Con Colleano (Cornelius Sullivan, 1899 –1973) features in this home movie of informal Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus 'b
A short film segment with inter-titles highlighting the benefits of the newly rebuilt North Sydney Orpheum Theatre.
In 1925, Paramount Pictures employed Australian film director Franklyn Barrett (The Breaking of the Drought, A Girl of the Bush) to manage the North Queensland tour of the silent
Canberra’s first purpose-built cinema was the Capitol Theatre, which opened in 1927 with more than 1,000 seats.
A crowd outside Goulburn's Empire Theatre with a hoarding advertising The World in Motion and posters visible for Les Miserables.
George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor in a scene from Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (USA, FW Murnau, 1927).
The NFSA has identified rare footage of the 1920–21 Ashes Test series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.