Golden Years of Radio, Screen & TV

Golden Age of Australian radio

Revisit the Golden Age of Australian Radio, where adventure, drama and comedy ruled the air.


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Early AUSTRALIAN FILMS

The Australian film industry had its beginnings with the 1906 production of The Story of the Kelly Gang, the earliest feature film ever made. Since then, Australian crews have produced many films, a number of which have received international recognition.


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FELIX THE CAT

Felix the Cat, a cartoon character first created in the silent film era, originated from the studio of Australian Pat Sullivan in New York and is widely considered the world’s first animated film star.


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BANDSTAND

Bandstand was an Australian musical variety television program which screened from November 1958 to June 1972. Featuring both local and international music artists, it was produced at the studios of TCN-9 in Sydney and eventually became a national program as the Nine Network expanded into other Australian cities in the early 1960s.


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OLD TIME MUSIC AND VARIETY SHOWS

Watch some of the early music and variety shows broadcast on Australian TV, featuring both local and international guest stars.


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VINTAGE TV COMMERCIALS

Take a trip down memory lane with these commercials from the Golden Age of Australian Television.


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