Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/40
TitleBerlin Wall
DateNovember 1989
Extent1 VHS and 1 mp4 (10.4 MB) and part of 1 VHS, 1 DVD and 1 mp4 (248.4 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
DescriptionThree copies of a black and white advert with sound, promoting The Observer's coverage of the of the fall of the Berlin wall.

a. The advert shows a black and white image of the wall, in which a door opens to let out a white dove.

Commentary "Once it was a barrier, now it's a doorway. What does it mean to the world, to NATO, to Mrs Thatcher? For wall to wall coverage don't miss this Sunday's Observer."

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

The advert starts at 09.35 on the 1985-1995 'historical reel' mp4 file. Duration: 11 seconds.

b. Duplicate of version (a) on a separate VHS and mp4. The advert starts at 0.09 on the mp4 file. Duration: 11 seconds.

c. Duplicate on the same VHS and mp4 as version (b). The advert starts at 0.34 on the mp4 file. Duration: 11 seconds.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess via GNM Digital Repository.
Related Materiala) 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/9/1/1/41, 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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