LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/39
TitleNigel Lawson/Sir Alan Walters
DateOctober 1989
ExtentPart of 1 VHS, 1 DVD and 1 mp4 (248.4 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
DescriptionBlack and white advert with sound, promoting The Observer's coverage of the resignations of Nigel Lawson and Sir Alan Walters from Margaret Thatcher's government.

Shows black and white pictures of Nigel Lawson and Sir Alan Walters, followed by an image of Margaret Thatcher, which slowly morphs into a shot of her wearing an alarmed expression.

Commentary "A classic story of two men fighting for the attention of one woman who ends up losing them both. Read the intimate details in this Sunday's Observer."

(Unspoken) tagline: "A different set of values. A different kind of paper."

The advert starts at 09.21 on the 1985-1995 'historical reel' mp4 file. Duration: 12 seconds.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess in the reading room at Kings Place via the GNM Digital Repository.
Related MaterialAlso 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/9/1/1/40a, 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..

The images of Margeret Thatcher are the same as those used in the British Prime Ministers adverts (OBS/9/1/1/36).
FormatElectronic record
Video recording
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