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Recent radio broadcast, “The Brazen Women of Silent Film,” is now available online

Australia’s ABC Radio National’s 37-minute The Brazen Women of Silent Film is now available online. The program specifically focuses on Australian film pioneers The McDonagh sisters and Annette Kellerman.

First up is The McDonaghs: Sisters of Silent Film (23 mins), featuring NFSA-held oral histories recorded by WFPP contributor Graham Shirley in the 1970s-80s. Following that comes NFSA’s Beth Taylor on Annette Kellerman: Stuntwoman, Diver, Badass (13 min).

Annette Kellerman. Courtesy of the Library of Congress