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National Film and Sound Archive (Australia)

Overview
Works: 870 works in 1,069 publications in 1 language and 3,480 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Sources  Discographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Directories  Conference proceedings  Action and adventure films  Periodicals  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Jedda by Charles Chauvel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Aboriginal girl, brought up on a Northern Territory cattle station, is fascinated by Marbuck, a full-blooded Aboriginal, who forces her to return with him to his tribal lands with a party from the station in pursuit. Australia's first colour feature was filmed on location under difficult conditions in central Australia
Federation films by Chris Long( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes film of the Federation procession and signing of Federation documents, Sydney 1-1-1901; the Boer War Servicemen's Review, Centennial Park, Sydney, 3-1-1901; rare Boer War scenes, including sequences of Australian contingents; first opening of Federal Parliament, Melbourne, May 1901 and a brief history of the Limelight Department
Australian jazz on record, 1925-80 by Jack Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Barry McKenzie movies by Tony Moore( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sentimental bloke the restored version( Visual )

11 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faithfully adapted from C.J. Dennis's popular verses (The Songs of the Sentimental Bloke" [1915]), this film survives as the acknowledged classic of Australia's silent screen era. Produced, scripted and directed by pioneering film makers Raymond Longford and Lottie Lyell, this film takes Dennis's larrikin from the poems' original setting in Melbourne to Woolloomooloo in Sydney. It tells the well known story of a working class larrikin redeemed by the love of a good woman
The story of the Kelly Gang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Kelly Gang is considered the first narrative feature film ever made. Filmed outside Melbourne when the Kelly legend was still fresh, it was believed lost for many years. The Australian National Film and Sound Archive and the BFI have restored parts of the original 1906 film to create an amazing package, which includes two commentaries on the national and worldwide significance of the film, alongside soundtacks and a variety of viewing modes
Fashion daze Australian style on the catwalk, 1910s-1970s( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glimpse of Australia women's fashion and style from the early 1910s to the 1970s
Aotearoa and the sentimental strine : making films in Australia & New Zealand in the silent period( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film in South East Asia : views from the region : essays on film in ten South East Asia-Pacific countries( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabbit-proof fence by Larissa Behrendt( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released in 2002, Rabbit Proof Fence was internationally lauded for exposing the misery and realities behind the policy of forced removal of Aboriginal halfcaste children
Sons of Matthew( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic story of pioneer life tracing the struggles of three generations of settlers with the five sons of Matthew and Jane O'Riordan finally establishing a foothold on the wild Lamington Plateau. A good deal of the film was shot on location in Queensland under very difficult physical conditions which extended shooting well beyond schedule. The film took eighteen months to complete. It was a commercial success, particularly in Australia, and is widely regarded as Chauvel's finest film
Skeletons in our closet when Australia was politically incorrect( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program has been compiled from Cinesound and Movietone Newsreel items, as well as advertising films from the 1930s to the 1960s. In the "enlightened" days of the 1990s, some of these shorts are funny, while others may be distasteful or absurd
Heritage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and loves of James Morrison in colonial Australia and his descendant Frank Morrison in the 1930s
Great Australian disasters of the 20th century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mastered from the 35mm and 16mm film originals available, this video features graphic footage of accidents which have occurred as a result of human error and mechanical failure, as well as the natural disasters that struck us swiftly and without warning. Footage includes train collisions, shipwrecks, aviation crashes, bridge collapses, mine explosions, bushfires, droughts, floods, earthquakes, cyclones, and the work of emergency service organizations
Uncivilised( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful author, Beatrice Lynn, travels into the wilds of northern Australia to investigate the story of an Aboriginal tribe ruled by a white king, Mara. On route she is kidnapped by an Afghan trader who sells her to Mara. After various adventures involving opium smuggling Beatrice grows to love Mara and decides to stay with him. This film with its network of sub-plots was an attempt by Chauvel to break into the American market
High tide by Laura Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A backup singer is abandoned in a beach town. She finds a spirit she didn't know she had, a daughter she had given away, and a drive to go on
Our selection on: writings on cinemas' histories : selected papers from the 7th Australian History and Film Conference, National Film and Sound Archive and ANU, Canberra, 20 November-2 December 1995 by Australian History and Film Conference( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia in World War 1( Visual )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These silent films from the collections of the National Film & Sound Archive and the Australian War Memorial are some of the most significant surviving filmed records of World War I (1914-1918) showing the battlefields, including Gallipoli, France and Belgium, and the home front in Australia. Large print captions and text are included. A second video is planned to include air and naval footage and feature films
Forty thousand horsemen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatises the exploits of the Australian Light Horse in Palestine during World War I
National registry of audiovisual collections( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Barry McKenzie movies
Alternative Names

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Australia National Film and Sound Archive

Australian Film Commission National Film and Sound Archive

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Film and Sound Archive Australia

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National Film & Sound Archive (Australia)

National Film & Sound Archive (Australia)

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National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

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Languages
English (93)

Covers
Rabbit-proof fence