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Keith Rutherford interview on 720

ABC Radio’s Sam Carmody spoke to Keith Rutherford, the Film Librarian at the Pictures in Motion Film and Television Museum, located at the Sunset Heritage Precinct in Dalkeith, Western Australia. This segment was broadcast on 720 Breakfast with Russell Woolf. . https://youtu.be/D2GLQ4lD9ms

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In Focus

Early Film Production in WA – Wednesday August 18th inFocus This will be more than just about Early Film Production in WA – with an emphasis on feature films. Leonard Corrick filmed a short chase comedy called “The Bashful Mr Brown” in 1907, which was possibly the first narrative film made in Western Australia. Later, Fred Murphy made a drama called “love’s Own Luck” in 1920, which he claimed to be the first acted picture made…

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More about activities at the Sunset Heritage Precinct in Dalkeith

There is a considerable amount of activity taking place at the Sunset Heritage Precinct in Dalkeith, with team members of the Pictures in Motion Film and Television Museum busy adding to the vast source of cinema and television memorabilia, whilst creating interesting displays of great educational value.   The team consists of television veterans John Quicke, Ross McDonald and Tim O’Dea. John was TVW7 Chief Engineer during the formative years of great expansion, with the…

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1926 classic film “The General” screening FREE at Wireless Hill Museum on Saturday 21st November 2020

On Saturday 21st November 2020, the Wireless Hill Museum will be presenting “The General”, one of the most revered comedies of the silent era. This 1926 classic film finds hapless Southern railroad engineer Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) facing off against Union soldiers during the American Civil War. When Johnny’s fiancée, Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack), is accidentally taken away while on a train stolen by Northern forces, Gray pursues the soldiers, using various modes of transportation…

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Pictures in Motion Annual General Meeting 2020

The AGM will be held on Wednesday 21st October at 7.00 pm at the Fred Bell RSL Hall, Fred Bell Pde, St James

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