Featuring 16 striking images from the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
Olive Cotton is a key figure in the development of contemporary Australian photography. Olive exhibited internationally in the 1930s and ran the Sydney studio of long-time collaborator Max Dupain d
Listen to excerpts from an Oral History interview with Elise Lockwood, the stills photographer on the set of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994).
In this audio clip, Elise recalls her tenacity for getting the shot, in this case the three leads in their Lizzy Gardiner designed frill-necked lizard costumes, tongues out.
In this audio clip, Elise considers the popularity and legacy of the Priscilla images, and the importance of keeping the collection together in the Archive.
David Atfield, from Collection Stewardship at the NFSA, discovers the fascinating movie-star wartime stories behind the Taussig film stills collection.