Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/20
TitleBritish Airways Travel Supplement - Rome
DateSeptember 1985
ExtentPart of 1 VHS, 1 DVD and 1 mp4 (143.6 MB) and 1 VHS and 1 mp4 (12.8 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
J. Walter Thompson Company Limited, 1878-2005
DescriptionThree copies of a colour advert with sound advertising The Observer's guide to European cities - a travel supplement produced with British Airways:

a. The advert features a man sitting in an armchair reading the Rome supplement, with the floor tilting as if his living room were an aeroplane experiencing turbulence.

Commentary (male): "This week The Observer Magazine and British Airways launch their insiders' guide to European cities: a series of unique insights into eight great cities by people who know them well, and our first destination is Rome."

Advert can be found on the same VHS and mp4 file as version (b). It starts at 00.08 on the mp4 file.

b. Duplicate of versions (a) and (c). It can be found on the same VHS and mp4 file as version (a). The advert starts at 00.34 on the mp4 file.

c. Duplicate of versions (a) and (b). The advert starts at 00.36 on the 'historical reel' mp4 file.

Duration: 25 seconds.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess via GNM Digital Repository.
Related Materialc) Also included on the 'Historical Reel, 1985-1995' VHS and mp4 are Observer adverts; OBS/9/1/1/19, OBS/9/1/1/21/1a, OBS/9/1/1/21/2a, OBS/9/1/1/23a, OBS/9/1/1/24/1b, OBS/9/1/1/24/2b, OBS/9/1/1/24/3b, OBS/9/1/1/24/3d, OBS/9/1/1/26c, OBS/9/1/1/27j, OBS/9/1/1/28, OBS/9/1/1/30a, OBS/9/1/1/31d, OBS/9/1/1/32a, OBS/9/1/1/33a, OBS/9/1/1/36b, OBS/9/1/1/37/1a, OBS/9/1/1/37/2a, OBS/9/1/1/38/1a, OBS/9/1/1/39, OBS/9/1/1/40a, OBS/9/1/1/41, OBS/9/1/1/42a, OBS/9/1/1/43a, OBS/9/1/1/44/1a, OBS/9/1/1/44/2a, OBS/9/1/1/45a, OBS/9/1/1/47-61, OBS/9/1/1/62/1a, OBS/9/1/1/62/2, OBS/9/1/1/64/1a, OBS/9/1/1/64/5, OBS/9/1/1/65a, OBS/9/1/1/66a, OBS/9/1/1/67, OBS/9/1/1/68a, OBS/9/1/1/69a and OBS/9/1/1/70.
FormatElectronic record
Video recording
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