Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/63
TitleThe Observer is Dead adverts
DateAugust 1993
Extent1 VHS and 1 mp4 (33.7 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
DescriptionSeven colour [test] adverts with sound promoting The Observer after the loss of its proprietor, following its sale by international conglomorate Lonhro.

Each advert features an American man talking against a white background, and ends with [a variation of] the silent taglines: 'The Observer is dead" - written in large upper letters case across the whole screen; "Or maybe you are" - written in a thin white line that appears across briefly the centre of the screen.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess in the reading room at Kings Place via the GNM Digital Repository.
FormatElectronic record
Video recording
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