Post Tagged with: "Film"

Online collection spotlight: Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975

Online collection spotlight: Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975

April 9, 2022

Ask a librarian, Collection spotlights:

The women’s movement, the advent of television, rock and roll, the gay rights movement, the Vietnam War: explore photographs and documents bringing the turbulent 50s, 60s and 70s to life.

H29415/3

Online collection spotlight: Oxford reference online

January 14, 2022

Ask a librarian, Collection spotlights:

In Mozart’s opera ‘The marriage of Figaro’ who married Figaro?
The world at your fingertips! Explore the riches of the Oxford Reference Online collection.

The early days of television in Victoria

The early days of television in Victoria

November 19, 2021

Ask a librarian, Collection spotlights:

A brief look at the preparation and early days of television broadcasting in Victoria, how ‘the box’ was made and became a part of everyday life.

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific, c2008, c1992

New Sights: Australian classics and much more

September 10, 2018

Film, Musicals, Performing Arts, Rare Books & Arts:

Some great new arrivals in Arts include classic Australian movies, timeless musical favourites, live rock concerts and opera hits on DVD and Blu-Ray. The Dish. (DVD) They’re a Weird Mob. (DVD)… Read More ›

The breaking of the drought: silent movies and photography

The breaking of the drought: silent movies and photography

July 30, 2018

Arts & literature, Such was life:

The Library has digitised some wonderful photographs taken during the filming of the 1920 Australian silent movie, ‘The breaking of the drought.’ Melodrama, song, dance, water ballet, seduction, ruin and redemption; this movie has it all. And a happy ending too.

New Sights & Sounds : Aida, Autumn, Peter, Puccini, & much more.

New Sights & Sounds : Aida, Autumn, Peter, Puccini, & much more.

April 1, 2016

Film, Music, Rare Books & Arts:

Some great new audio and video arrivals in Arts include latest releases in opera, pop, rock, classical music and film soundtracks.

Bertie The Aeroplane, Eric Porter Studios

5 things you didn’t know about Australian animation

October 27, 2015

Our stories:

From the very first Australian animated film to our first Oscar for an animated short, this week we celebrate 100 years of Australian animation.

Upcoming films at the Library

Upcoming films at the Library

April 21, 2015

News:

Screening the book is back for its second night of film goodness on Wednesday 29 April at 6pm. This time around we will be screening the classic 84 Charing Cross Road… Read More ›

New soundtracks: Gravity, Cromwell, Superman, and more.

New soundtracks: Gravity, Cromwell, Superman, and more.

June 20, 2014

Film, Music, Rare Books & Arts:

New CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts.  They include some great film soundtrack releases. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available on. There… Read More ›

Arts on Film: Ballet Screening

Arts on Film: Ballet Screening

April 16, 2013

Dance, Performing Arts, Rare Books & Arts:

Stravinsky and the Ballet Russe is the next spectacular program in the Arts on Film series for 2013, to be screened this Wednesday April 17 in Arts. Celebrating the 1909 Paris… Read More ›