Northern Ireland Screen's Digital Film Archive is a free public access resource for teachers, students, historians and anyone who has an interest in moving images. Spanning from 1897 to the present day, the films in the Digital Film Archive cover all aspects of life in Northern Ireland and includes everything from dramas to documentaries, newsreels and features, animation to amateur footage.
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This family favourite is guaranteed to have you singing all the way to the bread bin
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Kennedy’s bakery builds its brand with this catchy television advert. Like the bread this earworm of a jingle is a fond favorite for many who grew up in Belfast. But bread wasn't the only thing baked in the Beechmount Avenue ovens. On Christmas Eve mingled with the aroma of baking bread, you could savour the smell of Christmas dinner, as J. B. Kennedy would use his industrial ovens to cook turkeys for local residents.
This advert comes from the collection of National Museums Northern Ireland. Explore the Britain on Film map to find out more about this changing family business through the lens of keen amateur filmmaker Hugh Kennedy and the footage he created of his father J. B. Kennedy’s Bakery.
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