LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/58
TitleLove, sex and marriage
DateJune 1991
ExtentPart of 1 VHS, 1 DVD and 1 mp4 (248.4 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
DescriptionColour advert with sound, promoting a four part guide to love, sex and marriage from the Observer magazine.

The advert offers a parody of a famous scene in the American film Ghost. The advert shows a young women operating a pottery wheel whilst 'Unchained melody' plays in the background. A topless young man enters and sits behind her at the wheel. He joins her in operating the pottery wheel. When he placed his hands on hers, a third pair of hands appears. The shot cuts to a copy of the Observer magazine and newspaper on the floor of the room.

Commentary: "On Sunday the Observer begins a four part series on love, sex and marriage. Is the nineties man more romantic? Are people really satisfied with their partners? And if they're not, are they more likely to change them? Find out the new facts of life this Sunday in the Observer."

The advert starts at 14.04 on the 1985-1995 'historical reel' mp4 file. Duration: 22 seconds.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess via 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/9/1/1/39, 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/9/1/1/45a, OBS/9/1/1/47-57, OBS/9/1/1/59-61 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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