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Quick Brew - Football
Glorious Ladies All Stars get a 10-0 lead against the QB's: time for an uplift with Quick Brew's quicker teabags!
Advert 1975 1 mins
In the 1970s women's football was seen as a sure fire route to product promotion by (overwhelmingly male) advertisers. Lyon's Quick Brew tea bags hit our shelves in the mid-1950s and despite some memorable gimmicks along the way the product is now confined in the UK to online stores only. It's best remembered as the tea brewed in less than 30 seconds, but hang on a minute - you can make tea in 30 seconds with any brand if you are making it in the mug...
Commercial Break: British Advertising on Screen
Rudge-Whitworth - Britain's Best Bicycle
Advert 1902 1 mins Silent
A gentleman cyclist learns the error of his ways in one of the earliest surviving British film advertisements.
What We Want Is Watney's
Advert 1959 1 mins
A young Michael Caine bursts on to the scene as a cheeky soldier in this delightful advert for Watney's beer.
Anzora Viola Cream, Masters of the Hair
Advert 1925 1 mins Silent Location: Willesden
Animated advert showcasing the remarkable effects of Anzora Viola Cream, produced in London and the market leader until Brylcreem appeared.
Advert 1935 6 mins Silent Location: Alloa
Grab a choc ice and popcorn to enjoy this selection of quirky old-school cinema adverts from 1935 promoting various businesses in Alloa, from newsagents to drycleaners.
Advert 1959 0 mins Location: Brighton
This handsome Technicolor ad makes a good case for a trip to Butlin's, despite the blustery rooftop activities
Ovaltine - Train
Advert 1985 1 mins
Ovaltina will pick you up! With an electronic 80s synth and a catchy theme tune, Ovaltina parachutes in to save the day
ABC in Sound
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1933 2 mins
Hand-drawn sound experiment by Bauhaus professor László Moholy-Nagy.
Hovis: Boy on the Bike
Advert 1974 1 mins Location: Shaftesbury
A classic slice of British advertising history, though that hill's not as Northern as it looks...
Workforce of Parkgate Iron and Steel Co., Rotherham (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 3 mins Silent Location: Rotherham
Edwardian workers react to the camera at one of Rotherham's major employers.
Workforce of Ormerod's Mill, Great Moor Street, Bolton (1900)
Non-Fiction 1900 1 mins Silent Location: Great Moor St, Bolton
Eager youngsters burst out of the gates of a Victorian cotton mill.
The Henley Regatta
Sport 1901 1 mins Silent Location: Henley-on-Thames
It's the first weekend of July 1901, and high society are on the Thames
Advert 1898 1 mins Silent Location: St Pancras
An unusual farewell in this charming early film