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What's The Hurry?

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What's The Hurry?

"Wise people are hastening to Walton-On-Thames". This inventive ad promotes the Surrey town as the ultimate Christmas shopping destination.

Promotional 1934 3 mins

Overview

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"Wise people are hastening to Walton-on-Thames". A distinctive and effective advert for the virtues of doing one's Christmas shopping in the charming Surrey town, with its "three fine streets of equally fine shops". Using a striking combination of animation, comic sketches, direct address and charming location shots - including High Street, Bridge Street and Church Street - this is both unique and a curiosity.