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Lyons Ice Cream
From out of the vaults comes this pre-WWII cinema advert for ice-cream.
Advert 1938 1 mins Silent
The vaulting ambition of this 1930s exercise class must be admired. What self-respecting gym class doesn’t have a uniformed ice-cream vendor on hand for breaks? The commercial prompt for refreshments often signalled the start of the lost cinema interval, with a tray of ice-creams always on hand to respond to the call.
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