Alby Falzon

Central Coast, NSW, 1996

Once I made Morning of the Earth, what else was there to say?

Ira Opper interviewed Alby Falzon in 1996, when Falzon was 51. Portions of this interview were used in the Surfer’s Journal TV series 50 Years of Surfing on Film. 

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I was born in Sydney, way off the beach, in a really dense part of the city, all concrete. When I was 10, my father moved us to the suburbs, to a place called Maroubra, and now I was only a mile from the beach. We spent four years there, although I didn’t learn to surf at the time. Then we moved agai...