LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/45
TitleExtended Sports Coverage
DateJanuary 1990
Extent1 VHS and 1 mp4 (4.8 MB) and part of 1 VHS, 1 DVD and 1 mp4 (248.4 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
The Moving Picture Company Limited
DescriptionTwo copies of a black and white advert with sound, promoting The Observer's new expanded sports coverage:

a. The advert shows still images of a racehorse and jockey, the golfer Jack Nicklaus and the athlete Sebastian Coe.

Commentary: "A dashing grey, a golden bear and the true blue - read about them all in this Sunday's new expanded sports coverage."

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

The advert starts at 10.26 on the 1985-1995 'historical reel' mp4 file. Duration: 10 seconds.

b. Duplicate with slightly different commentary, ending "...read about them all in vivid balck and white in this Sunday's new expanded sports coverage." Advert is on a separate VHS and mp4. The advert starts at 0.08 on the mp4 file. Duration: 10 seconds.

c. Duplicate of version (a) on the same VHS and mp4 as version (b). The advert starts at 0.30 on the mp4 file. Duration: 11 seconds.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess in the reading room at Kings Place via the 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/9/1/1/42a, OBS/9/1/1/43a, OBS/9/1/1/44/1a, OBS/9/1/1/44/2a, 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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