This collection presents highlights from Commonwealth Games held in Australia in 1938, 1962, 1982 and 2006.
In 1998, at the tail end of a highly successful career in the field of agricultural science, John Landy assisted the NFSA in helping to promote our latest video release, Melbourne: Films of the
A newsreel clip about a special preview of the film King Rat (Bryan Forbes, USA, 1965) at the Barclay Theatre in Melbourne.
An excerpt from a silent colour home movie by Ron Newman showing the Skyline Drive-in on Burwood Highway in Burwood, Victoria.
This tourist promotional film for Melbourne was made as it geared up for the staging of the 1956 Olympic Games.
3AW Melbourne radio comperes Peter Ellis and Judy Willing gush over a 'superb' Paris frock worn by Helen Wiseman at The Stork Club in Melbourne in 1947.
The 'galah premiere' of Buckeye and Pinto (1979) and Terror Lostralis (1980) at the Valhalla Cinema, Melbourne.
A Cinesound Review newsreel from 1958 showing guests arriving at the official reopening of the Barclay Theatre in Russell Street, Melbourne.
This clip shows the crowd at what is probably the Melbourne Cup during the Spring Carnival of 1896.
Newsreel coverage of an April 1926 train derailment near Elsternwick station. 'Three carriages were derailed, causing disorganisation of the Sandringham service.'