Listen to a Q&A with composer Paul Mac about writing a new score for the NFSA Restores digital restoration of The Sentimental Bloke.
One of Australia’s greatest silent films celebrates its 100th anniversary with a new digital restoration by the NFSA.
Lyell was fearlessly committed to her career, executing her own riding, fencing and rowing stunts.
This is the earliest surviving feature footage of the work of pioneering filmmakers Raymond Longford and Lottie Lyell. The first half of the film survives with the English setting of the story of
A scene from the 1923 film The Dinkum Bloke, starring Lottie Lyell and Arthur Tauchert. Directed by Raymond Longford.
In May 2009, NFSA historian Graham Shirley gave a speech at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney about the NFSA's role in finding, restoring and preserving the classic Australian film.