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Heinz Baked Beans : Common Market
In 1972 Britain entered the European common market full of beans. What could go wrong?
Advert 1972 1 mins
Hopes and fears around Britain entering the European common market in 1972 manifested in many ways – such as this opportunistic TV ad. Were such “British” institutions as Heinz Baked Beans on toast under threat? But before building walls around our national treasures we should perhaps bear in mind that the company flying the Union Jack to flog their canned goods is actually American.
Food, Glorious Food!
Rowntrees Polo Mint: Romeo
Advert 1965 0 mins
“Tis but thy name that is my enemy” is hardly an idea that lends itself to such a strong branded product, but it enlightens the otherwise humdrum.
Huntley and Palmer Digestive Biscuits
Advert 1981 1 mins
Liverpool and England footballer Emlyn Hughes gets nostalgic when he takes a team of aspiring youngsters through their paces
RHM Nimble: Tennis Woman
Advert 1964 0 mins
An advertisement for Rank Hovis McDougall’s Nimble bread featuring a female tennis player.
Elsie and the Brown Bunny
Advert 1921 8 mins Location: Bournville
This early Cadbury advert plays like a surreal outtake from 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'.
Rowntrees Kit Kat: Model Train
1957 1 mins
Tri-ang model railways are a lure for children and big kids, but Kit Kat gets the grown-ups' attention
Cadbury's Star Bar
Advert 1979 0 mins
An animated spaceman finds a Star Bar which gives him an energy boost.
The Lost Highway
Promotional 2019 10 mins
A wandering warrior dreams of a new form of expression, in this promo for UNKLE’s album The Road: Part II / Lost Highway Pt. II directed by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Colour on the Thames
1935 16 mins
A rare glimpse of 1930s London in colour: the Thames has never looked lovelier.
What's Missing from this Picture?
Advert 1946 1 mins Silent
Life is looking up! The war is over and the “Corona” Man can visit his “Corona” families once more, door-to-door.
Fun at Rhyl
Advert 1962 0 mins Location: Rhyl
Cinema advertisement for Marine Lake & Ocean Beach, Rhyl, a popular destination for crowds set on a day's fun on free rides.
Local Cinema Advertisements - Blaenau Ffestiniog and Merthyr
Advert 1942 7 mins Silent Location: Blaenau Ffestiniog
Who could deny these advertising claims: "Attractive hair is the ambition of every woman", and "Your family will enjoy Lincoln potatoes"?
Shippam's Three Beans
Advert 1955 1 mins
Operatic chickens, shrimps and salmon sing-a-long with a paste pot chorus in this vibrantly animated advert for Shippam's