LevelItem
Ref NoOBS/9/1/1/72
TitleA-Z of 90s Culture
Date[September] 1995
Extent1 VHS and 1 mp4 (10.4 MB) & part of 2 VHS, 1 DVD and 2 mp4 (47.6 MB & 82.6 MB)
Creator NameThe Observer Limited, 1917-1993
Chiat/Day, 1968-1995
DescriptionFour copies of a colour advert with sound promoting an '90s culture' supplement free with the following Sunday's Observer:

a. Shows a series of emoticons [keyboard symbols representing faces] on a blue background, relating to the commentary. Ends on a sideways colour shot of a copy of the supplement and the text 'theObserver'.

Commentary: "From Prozac, to goatees, Oakley, to Butthead: The A-Z of 90s culture, free with the Observer this Sunday'.

The advert starts at 0.04 on the mp4 file. Duration: 11 seconds.

b. Duplicate of version (a) on the same VHS and mp4 file. The advert starts at 0.24 on the mp4. Duration: 11 seconds.

c. Duplicate of versions (a) and (b) but with poorer image quality and on a different VHS and mp4 file. The advert starts at 0.27 on the mp4. Duration: 11 seconds.

d. Duplicate of version (c) but with a faster commentary section and a longer end frame. On a different VHS and mp4 file. The advert starts at 0.40 on the mp4. Duration: 18 seconds.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAccess via GNM Digital Repository.
Related Materialc. Also included on the VHS, DVD and mp4 file are Observer adverts OBS/9/1/1/71/1a; OBS/9/1/1/71/2a; OBS/9/1/71/6a; OBS/9/1/1/73 and OBS/9/1/1/74a.

d. Also included on the VHS and mp4 file are Observer adverts OBS/9/1/1/71/1b; OBS/9/1/1/71/2b; OBS/9/1/1/71/6d; OBS/9/1/1/74b; OBS/9/1/1/78e; OBS/9/1/1/79b-c; OBS/9/1/1/80c; OBS/9/1/1/81b; OBS/9/1/1/83; OBS/9/1/1/84a; OBS/9/1/1/85b and OBS/9/1/1/86a.
FormatElectronic record
Video recording
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