LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/42
TitleGood Adoption Guide
DateNovember 1989
Extent1 VHS and 1 mp4 (2.5 MB) and part of 1 VHS, 1 DVD and 1 mp4 (248.4 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
DescriptionTwo copies of a colour advert with sound, promoting The Observer's Good Adoption Guide supplement.

a. The advert shows two jigsaw puzzle pieces that will not fit together. One has a black and white image of a man and a woman and the other an image of a little boy with outstretched arms.

Commentary "If you want to adopt but can't get it together, get some help. Read the Good Adoption Guide in The Observer this Sunday."

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

The advert starts at 10.02 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: 12 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/9/1/1/40a, OBS/9/1/1/41, 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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