George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor in a scene from Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (USA, FW Murnau, 1927).
Douglas Fairbanks Jnr and Katharine Hepburn in a still from the film Morning Glory (USA, Lowell Sherman, 1933).
Joan Crawford in a still from Dancing Lady (USA, Robert Z Leonard, 1933). From the Taussig film stills collection.
Vivien Leigh in costume on the set of Fire Over England (William K Howard, UK, 1937). From the Taussig film stills collection.
On her birthday, we share images of Merle Oberon from the NFSA's Taussig Film Stills Collection. Publicity for the Hollywood star always claimed she was born in Tasmania but a different story emerged after her death.
The NFSA's Taussig Collection includes thousands of classic European and American film stills and portraits from the beginning of cinema to the 1930s.