This collection presents highlights from Commonwealth Games held in Australia in 1938, 1962, 1982 and 2006.
Poster for the 1938 NSW Government film A Nation is Built (Frank Hurley) featuring an Aboriginal man with a shield and spear standing with a sailing ship behind him, above is a British sol
This segment from Life in Australia: Sydney 1966 features swimmers and sunbathers at Bondi Beach on a hot day.
This lobby card from The Man From Hong Kong (1975) shows lead actor Jimmy Wang Yu (1943–2022) getting ready to hang-glide from the rooftop of a tall building in Sydney.
When the Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932, Cinesound Productions' newsreel secured the scoop of a lifetime.
'The Coathanger', as the bridge is affectionately known, opened on 19 March 1932.
An edition of the nightly 15-minute Network Ten current affairs program Telescope, featuring a story on the last days of the Prince Edward Theatre in Castlereagh Street, Sydney.
Children with their dogs gather outside the Orpheum Theatre in North Sydney and the nearby Cremorne Orpheum on Military Road, Cremorne in Sydney.
A short film segment with inter-titles highlighting the benefits of the newly rebuilt North Sydney Orpheum Theatre.
This silent newsreel from 30 July 1948 shows Sir Laurence Olivier and his wife Vivien Leigh attending a charity matinee of Hamlet (Laurence Olivier, UK, 1948) at the Embassy Theatre in Syd