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Five British film stars show a talent for mimickry in this quirky film magazine promotion.
Advert 1930 8 mins Silent
Director: Harry Hughes
Mabel Poulton and Donald Calthrop may have faded into obscurity but in 1930 they were popular stars of the silver screen. Here, with three other actors, they re-enact scenes from famous films to promote popular magazine Film Weekly. Poulton does Mary Pickford and Vanda Gréville does Garbo but Calthrop triumphs with his impersonation of George Arliss playing Disraeli.
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An 'admag' adventure at the Ideal Home exhibition.
Advert 1929 8 mins Silent
Bonkers bikes promo. They don't make 'em like this any more... or do they?
Advert 1956 1 mins
A pair of cheeky lion cubs star in this animated advertisement for the 'Finest Bicycle Built Today'.
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Send in the clowns! Raleigh demonstrates its latest cycle safety innovation in unconventional style.
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