LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/4
TitleThe Descent of Woman
Date1972
ExtentPart of 1 VHS and 1 mp4 (28.6 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
Ogilvy & Mather, 1948-
DescriptionColour advert with sound advertising part one of a series of articles about gender superiority and equality entitled 'The descent of Woman'

The advert is set in a museum and depicts a nude male statue being cleaned by a female cleaner. The statue is knocked over and breaks.

Tagline / commentary: "Is man really as superior as he thinks? Find out in part 1 of The Descent of Woman' in The Observer tomorrow."

Duration: 30 seconds. The advert starts at 01.41 on the mp4 file.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess via GNM Digital Repository
Related MaterialAlso included on the VHS and mp4 are adverts OBS/9/1/1/1-3.
FormatVideo recording
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