Nobby’s Nuts 1988
This 1988 television and cinema advertisement for Nobby’s Nuts combines animation and live action with great flair.
The Overland was an American motor vehicle company acquired by John Willys early in the 20th century.
This washing powder’s particular magic is its ‘oxygen dazzle’ which allows the powder to lather easily without the need for rubbing and scrubbing.
The appeal offers something practical that people can do – pay one pound a week to sponsor a prisoner of war.
One of many activists or political aspirants who have proposed socialist visions for the country’s future over its recent history.
Mrs Hilda Jones overcomes the drudgery of housework with the discovery of Rinso. Her husband Hugh is very relieved that he no longer has to suffer her bad moods.
Helen, worn out by the drudge of washing day, is introduced to Rinso by a girlfriend during a bridge night.
Bachelor Henry is a ‘natty dresser’ but rubbing and scrubbing wears out his clothes until finally his temper wears out too! Henry’s ‘lady help’ to brings him a packet of Rinso washing powder and shows him how to get things clean.
This Rinso advertisement from 1946 features Bill Kerr with Joy Nichols, Dan Agar – all actors and radio stars of the era.
A young girl helps grant her mother’s wish to have a washing day that does not require long hours of scrubbing.
Road to Tokyo c1941
An animated government advertisement designed to persuade Australians to contribute to the war effort by investing in war loans.
This appeals to the ‘pester power’ of children by using an animated cartoon to promote Sellex products.
This advertisement was made to screen only in cinemas prior to a feature film program despite being made after the introduction of television.
The Singing Chef 1952
The catchy melody and infectious cheer have you humming along by the end of the advertisement.
A classic example of the stereotypical image we have of the Australian housewife.
This cinema advertisement uses text to present a direct appeal from the Federal Treasurer, JB Chifley.
Animated slogans in this advertisement effectively promote the use of ice in refrigeration.
The advertisement comes from a time when electrical goods were being heavily promoted for the home.
As well as being a product that the whole family can enjoy, Vegemite was marketed as having economical benefit.