A Nation is Built was a sponsored drama documentary celebrating the 150th. (sesquicentenary) celebrations of the state of New South Wales, made by assembling images from all over the state, "from the ... read more

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Martin (Graeme Blundell, doing a riff and a variation on his Alvin Purple character) is a pilot who sneezes whenever he is aroused, causing him to lose his erection. Martin works for an airline owned... read more

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(Left: advertisement for Singleton screening, 23rd June 1937, Singleton Argus) May 1936. Sydney businessman H. V. Foy sets out on an expedition to central Australia, to investigate the claim by Harr... read more

A Czech scientist Professor Marnelle (Lou Vernon) and his attractive daughter Elsa (Katrin Rosselle) escape the clutches of the Gestapo and flee to Australia. The scientist has unwittingly discovered... read more

Hal Wayne (Norman Shepherd) is a bank clerk turned thief on the run. He hijacks a plane, which crashes in a remote mountain location. The survivors' hopes of rescue soon fade, and they try to ration... read more

(Note: this listing contains spoilers for anyone unaware of Smithy's history). A biopic about Australian aviator Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith (Ron Randell), following him from his first world war expe... read more

Paul Robinson (Vincent Gil) is a fire patrol pilot, scanning lonely, beautiful New Zealand pine forests over an area of hundreds of square miles. He has chosen the isolation of a cockpit for seven hou... read more

(Left: advertisement for the film in The Age, 8th October 1975) A housewife (Fiona Russell), alienated from her husband and her dull suburban existence, starts to take flying lessons, and briefly thi... read more

(Note: this listing contains spoilers). Domestic newspaper advertising offered this pitch for the film: From the cutting edge of Australian cinema comes this astonishing and poetic film, part Bunuel... read more

(Left: advertisement for the film in the Brisbane Courier Mail, 30th November 1934, commencing the next day in a double bill with Where Sinners Meet). The Hon. Montmoroncy Ralston (Frank Leighton) is... read more

Barry McKenzie Holds His Own