Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/31
TitleSection 5
DateSeptember 1988
Extent3 VHS and 1 mp4 (16.9 MB; 7.1 MB & 6.3 MB) & part of 1 VHS, 1 DVD and 1 mp4 (248.4 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
DescriptionFour copies of a colour advert with sound, promoting The Observer's new supplement, "Section 5".

a. Montage of video clips and images, including: shots of the newspaper and a couple reading it over coffee; musicians performing; a snooker ball; fashion images; a rocket launching; estate agents' notices and theatre listings in the newspaper. Clips are interspersed with the number 5 taken from different film leader countdowns. This version has no sound.

The advert starts at 0.35 on the mp4 file. Duration: 40 seconds.

b. Duplicate of version (a) on a separate VHS and mp4, but with sound and a shorter final shot. The montage is set to music and includes soundbites saying, separately, "section" and "5".

Commentary: "Section 5: a new addition to The Observer, starting this Sunday".

The advert starts at 0.02 on the mp4 file. Duration: 30 seconds.

c. Duplicate of version (b) on a separate VHS and mp4. The advert starts at 0.01 on the mp4 file. Duration: 30 seconds.

d. Duplicate of versions (b) and (c). The advert starts at 06.13 on the 1985-1995 'historical reel' mp4 file. Duration: 30 seconds.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess in the reading room at Kings Place via the GNM Digital Repository.
Related Materiald) Also included on the 'Historical Reel, 1985-1995' VHS and mp4 are Observer adverts; OBS/9/1/1/19, OBS/9/1/1/20c, 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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