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Cousin short film – 1998

The biography of a cousin, his special arm, pet rocks and shopping trolley.

The Cowra Breakout television program – 1984

In the early hours of 5 August 1944, 1,100 Japanese prisoners launched a mass breakout from a POW camp near Cowra.

Crackerjack feature film – 2002

An overgrown boy from a spoiled generation, becomes a man through fraternising with an older, wiser — and very daggy — generation.

Cradle of Creation documentary – 1944

A compendium of the Middle East filmed by Frank Hurley during his years working as an official war photographer in the Second World War.

Crash Zone – The Dream Team television program – 1998

While the technology now looks a bit dated, at the time this was an edgy, high-tech series about five kids with a dream job – testing video games after school.

The Cremation of a Balinese Chief at the Hotel Bali home movie – c1930

This Balinese cremation was apparently the first such ceremony to be witnessed and filmed by a white man.

Cricket in Australia documentary – 1987

Some say Ian Chappell betrayed the tradition of cricket for financial gain when he joined Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket.

Crocodile Dreaming short film – 2006

A short film highlighting the role of traditional custodians in maintaining balance between the natural and spiritual worlds.

Crocodile Dundee feature film – 1985

This is not just the most commercially successful Australian film ever made, but also one of the most successful non-Hollywood films.

Crocodile Dundee II feature film – 1988

This sequel, in which Mick Dundee battles drug dealers, follows the pattern of the first movie but in reverse.

Crook Hat and Camphoo documentary – 2005

This is an episode of the important Nganampa Anwernekenhe TV series that aims to preserve indigenous language and culture.

Crust short film – 1987

Surreal antics over dinner are the subject of this animated short film by John 'Hobart’ Hughes.

Crystal Voyager documentary – 1973

George Greenough, who helped revolutionise surfboard design in the 1960s, is inspired by the shape of marlin and other fish.

CSIRO – Rabbits in Confined Populations Management Techniques sponsored film – c1955

With exploding rabbit numbers in the 1950s, the Wildlife Survey Section of the CSIRO studied captive rabbit populations to assist and improve control techniques.

Curtin television program – 2007

The Curtin telemovie is like a skilfully painted miniature: small in size and scope but, on closer examination, high on well-researched detail.

Curtin Speech: Japan Enters Second World War radio – 1941

In a broadcast to the nation, Prime Minister John Curtin announces that Australia is now at war with Japan.

Cybergirl – Series 1 Episode 1 television program – 2000

Cybergirl crashes to earth. Pursued by evil replicant bounty hunters, she takes refuge with Jackson and his father Hugh.

Cyclone Tracy television program – 1986

A fictional account of one of Australia’s worst natural disasters – a major turning point in the history of Darwin.

Cyclone Tracy radio – 1974

Journalist Mike Hayes describes the trauma experienced by the people of Darwin post-Cyclone Tracy, 1974.

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