Classic Ads - 2

By David Laine

This article from the former Vintage Broadcasting site shows some classic advertisements, including those from the early days of ITV and Channel 4. Part two of three.

Click on the screen shots to view the ads in MPEG 1 format.

Shell, sung by Sammy Davis Jnr. Filesize 1.86MB
BP 'On the move'. This ad must have cost an awful lot of money, but the end result is superb. Filesize 1.88MB
Ferguson FST TVs: this ad runs for 90 seconds, and the photography is excellent. Filesize 2.82MB
Egg Marketing Board, featuring Tony Hancock. Filesize 1.89MB
Heinz Co. Ltd: In 1986, Heinz celebrated their centenary with this stunning 2.5 minute compilation of their commercials over the years. Filesize 4.88MB
A neat solution to the problem of how to demonstrate a TV that's claimed to be better than the viewer's. Sony Trinitron TVs, starring Rowan Atkinson. v/o Simon Cadell. Filesize 1.04MB

More ITV and C4 Advertisements On Page 3

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