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Titles tagged with ‘housewives’

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Rinso Soap Powder: Then Came Happiness advertisement – 1931

Helen, worn out by the drudge of washing day, is introduced to Rinso by a girlfriend during a bridge night.

Toora Vale Ice Company, Berri: The Ice Man Was Never Like This advertisement – c1934

Animated slogans in this advertisement effectively promote the use of ice in refrigeration.

Toora Vale Ice Company, Berri: Welcome Mr Ice Man advertisement – c1934

The advertisement comes from a time when electrical goods were being heavily promoted for the home.

Rinso Washing Powder: Fairy Story Comes True advertisement – c1935

A young girl helps grant her mother’s wish to have a washing day that does not require long hours of scrubbing.

Rinso Laundry Powder : Hilda and Hugh Jones advertisement – c1940

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.

Tandaco Prepared Stuffing: Don’t Cry Dear Lady advertisement – c1942

A classic example of the stereotypical image we have of the Australian housewife.

Rinso Washing Powder: A Bachelor Grey advertisement – c1943

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.

My Name’s McGooley, What’s Yours? – End of the Line television program – 1967

McGooley, starring Gordon Chater and set in Balmain in the ’60s, was Australia’s first homegrown sitcom success.

We Can Be Heroes – Episode 3 television program – 2005

Chris Lilley’s mockumentary follows five very different nominees for the Australian of the Year award in the lead-up to the event.