Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

The Hero of the Dardanelles (1915)

Hero is the first surviving feature film depiction of Australian troops of the First World War and includes images of a real army camp and real soldiers, in training at Liverpool, NSW.

Length: 21 minutes 45 seconds

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Featured in the Gallipoli on Film collection

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 648063