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Cinesound Review takes its audience behind the scenes of radio station 2UW, ‘always on the air, broadcasting atop of the State Theatre, Sydney’.

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Curator Nick Henderson shares excerpts from the home movies of Ken Garrahy, which are unique for documenting gay social life in Sydney in the 1960s.

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This clip is from episode 8 of Homemade History, a 13-part series drawing on the vast and often forgotten heritage of 8mm home movies.

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Guest contributor Diane Minnis looks back at news file footage of the seminal lesbian and gay rights protests that followed the first Mardi Gras in Sydney, 1978.

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Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?

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This collection presents highlights from Commonwealth Games held in Australia in 1938, 1962, 1982 and 2006.

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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

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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.

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When the Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932, Cinesound Productions' newsreel secured the scoop of a lifetime.

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'The Coathanger', as the bridge is affectionately known, opened on 19 March 1932.