Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1894)

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The earliest extant sound film. William K.L. Dickson stands in the background next to a huge sound pickup horn connected to a Thomas Edison phonograph recorder. As he plays a violin, two men dance in the foreground. This film was made to demonstrate a new […]

Salvador Dali Interview (1955)

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Salvador Dali Interview (1955) Dali talks about his preference for abstraction how English art at the time was very melancholic. Interviewer: Malcolm Muggeridge Produced by British Broadcasting Corporation BBC Panorama Ep18, 1955. Love0

Fun To Imagine with Richard Feynman Interview (1983)

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All the original ‘Fun to Imagine’ episodes and stories in one video – total 66 minutes. Recorded on 16mm film at Feynman’s home in Altadena, California, in 1983 and first broadcast on BBC2. Feynman was a theoretical physicist and lover of life who, along with […]

Floating Of The Australian Dollar (ABC, 1983)

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Prior to 1983 the Australian Dollar maintained a fixed exchange rate. The labor government led by Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Treasurer Paul Keating floated the Australian dollar on the open market. ABC news covered the first day of trading. ABC News: ‘Float Wrap’ and […]