Lost film found in cake tin

A cake tin donated to the NFSA turns out to contain over 20 minutes of 35mm film from the previously lost bushranger movie Thunderbolt (John Gavin, Australia, 1910). The NFSA now holds 1452 feet from a film of over 3000 feet (approximately 22 minutes @ 18 frames-per-second).


A scene from Captain Thunderbolt, 1910. NFSA title: 353173

Capt Thunderbolt Biscuit tin

The cake tin in which Thunderbolt (1910) was donated to the NFSA. NFSA title: 455297