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What We Want Is Watney's
A young Michael Caine bursts on to the scene as a cheeky soldier in this delightful advert for Watney's beer.
Advert 1959 1 mins
To the rowdy tune of 'One Man Went to Mow', a young Michael Caine drinks pale ale while his Army chum prefers Watney's Brown in this entertaining advert. Have they been caught out, or will the Sergeant join them for a drink? This 1959 appearance came near the dawn of Caine's career - it would be another five years before his big break and a starring role in Zulu (1964).
Advert 1976 1 mins
Pete and Dud prove to be stout football fans in this Guinness commercial recalling a great sporting moment - however fleeting.
Sponsored film 1950 9 mins Location: Cambridge
A delightful road safety film set on the streets of Cambridge featuring an escaped horse with a respect for the Highway Code.
Advert 1973 1 mins Silent Location: Clovelly
A couple walk in the pouring rain through Clovelly, North Devon, their journey and feelings narrated in song.
Advert 1957 1 mins
After your strenuous workout at the tennis club, you need a Babycham
Advert 1975 1 mins
Glorious Ladies All Stars get a 10-0 lead against the QB's: time for an uplift with Quick Brew's quicker teabags!
Advert 1972 1 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Workmen clean an oversized bottle perched on a factory chimney. At lunch, two beers are delivered to them by helicopter.
Industry sponsored film 1960 24 mins
A new luxury express is put through its paces. This film looks over the shoulders of the select band of craftsmen, engineers and operators, whose combined skills try to ensure that a train journey is a delightful experience.
Documentary 1973 15 mins
British Transport Films record the varied daily lives of their neighbours as seen from the high roof of their building in London’s Marylebone.
Industry sponsored film 1957 20 mins
Illustrating the efficiency of express freight trains, and how they link manufacturers with their customers at the other end of Britain.
Documentary 1952 30 mins
Examining a day in the life of what was then the busiest railway system in the world – British Railways.
Travelogue 1953 21 mins Location: York
The Stationmaster at York guides us through a typical day, from dawn to dusk.
Industry sponsored film 1957 9 mins
A 1957 film examining the future for British Railways, and some of the opportunities provided by a new modernisation plan.