The NFSA is sharing rarely seen moving images from the landmark Test Cricket series of summer 1932–33, digitally preserved from our source 35mm nitrate film components.
A panning shot around the stands at the S.C.G. shows a huge crowd present at a 1933 test match between England and Australia.
Highlights from the fourth Bodyline test against England. Featuring footage of Don Bradman both batting and bowling.
It was a long summer for Australia against the West Indies in 1984-1985.
Having been outplayed for the season and trailing 3-0, both teams headed to Sydney for the fifth and final test.
Greg Chappell, Dennis Lillee and Rodney Marsh are 3 of Australia's all-time great cricketers. Their careers spanned the 1970s and early 1980s.
A news report from the last day's play from only the second tied test in cricket history.
The Centenary Test was played in 1977 to commemorate 100 years of men's test match cricket between England and Australia.
Cricket is as much a part of the Australian summer as backyard barbecues and sunburn.
Footage from the first day's play of the fourth test between England and Australia, 11–16 February 1921.
This newsreel shows highlights of the second Test in the 1932–1933 series, which was won by Australia.