This film is part of Free

The Gods Look Down

Mr Mercury’s statue comes to life to give us a start in this cinema ad for National Benzole Mixture - the nectar of the gods.

Advert 1936 5 mins


Greek statues come to life to enjoy their Bank Holiday, with aid of National Benzole petrol. Mr Mercury, whose head was the brand logo, solves the transport problems of people across the UK, showing that “when a Greek God gets going, he makes quite a breeze”.