In this commercial inspired by James Bond movies, a spy infiltrates a train carrying his secret weapon of 007 colognes and deodorants. The spy then defeats the evil mastermind and wins the affection of a beautiful woman. The narrator warns the viewer that anyone that uses the product will have a license to kill women.
Determines, with proper use and interpretation, the cause of poor sound if it lies in faulty 16mm motion picture projection equipment. Includes the following technical test sections: sound focusing test, the buzz track test, and a frequency response test. Offers, in addition, four sections for testing title music, dialogue, piano music, and orchestral music.
An advertisement for a 1959 Mercury automobile in which a spokesperson demonstrates the quality of the car's enamel by exposing the car to various stimuli, including fire, oil, detergent, water, and gravel. Submitted for Clio Awards category Autos.
An advertisement for a 1960 Mercury automobile in which the car takes a fantasy trip to Jamaica, where it travels around the country and the Jamaican population performs labor and sings a jingle for the Mercury during a celebration. Submitted for Clio Awards category Autos.
An advertisement for a 1960 Plymouth automobile in which a salesperson describes the car's capabilities while offscreen a series of sound effects play to create interest. Submitted for Clio Awards category Autos.
An animated advertisement for 3M in which a man in an office tries to avoid social interactions by camouflaging as various objects around him. An offscreen male narrator talks about how workers in many jobs learn that they should stay out of sight and not contribute much in order to stay out of trouble, but 3M encourages employee collaboration and input. The ad concludes with the man being asked for his input on a project, at which point he stops camouflaging himself and begins collaborating. One of the winners of the 1971 Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 4711 Original Eau de Cologne in which a jingle plays over various scenes of people biking, picnicking, sitting at cafes, and doing office work. Submitted for the Clio Awards International category.
A woman applies 48 Hour Cologne Deodorant after her shower which allows her to be admire as she walks through the streets. A jingle is sung, and a narrator talks about the benefits of using the cologne.
An advertisement for 5 Day Deodorant Pads in which an offscreen male narrator describes how the pads more effectively cover the armpit with antiperspirant than do roll-on, cream, and spray deodorants. The effectiveness of the different deodorant types is visualized with white paint lines across a black background. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
From the series Ripples. It seems easy to get on a plane and fly somewhere, but it takes about 55 people to get a jet ready to fly. Each has his own job handling baggage, fueling, preparing and storing food, checking weather and maps,servicing the aircraft. Some important people you don't usually see are maintenance men,meteorologists at the weather station, and controllers in the tower. All these people and more work together so passengers can travel safely and comfortably by jet.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which a jingle plays over shots of animated graphics and live-action female dancers moving around a psychedelic backdrop of stars, bubbles, and lights. One of the winners of the 1975 Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which an offscreen male narrator describes how the product "freshes up" one during a busy office workday. Shots of 7 Up bottles sitting in office and meeting settings are interspersed with stock footage from silent-era movies. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which an offscreen narrator describes the beverage as the perfect sandwich companion over shots of sandwich ingredients stacking atop one another on plates and young people dancing and drinking the product. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up featuring the folk music group the Kingston Trio as cowboys in an old western town. The Trio sings about shooting a bartender after he serves them the wrong drink after they request 7 Up. One of the Trio ends up imprisoned in a chain gang as the other two drink bottles of 7 Up nearby. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up featuring the folk music group the Kingston Trio in a small mountain town. The Trio sings about buying bottles of 7 Up from a woman selling them outside her shop. A man being chased by a law officer gives the officer some 7 Up to call a truce. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up featuring the folk music group the Kingston Trio as circus promoters. The Trio sings to a crowd of patrons about a trapeze artist called "Lovely Louise." One of the trio climbs up a ladder to give Louise a 7 Up, only to fall off in shock upon discovering she looks like a man. Submitted for the Clio Awards. (Note: ad contains an instance of transphobia.)
An advertisement for 7 Up in which an offscreen male narrator describes the product's refreshing features over close-up shots of bottles of 7 Up on ice, an ingredient list on a bottle, and young people smiling and dancing. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which an offscreen narrator describes how the product is the perfect refresher for a busy business executive's work day over humorously re-appropriated footage from silent-era films. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which a man and woman are thwarted in their attempts to flirt with each other on a bus and a cafe, before finally meeting in their shared work office and going out to a restaurant. An offscreen narrator repeats how it is "always 7 Up time" and praises the qualities of the product as the man and woman drink bottles of 7 Up at the restaurant. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which a narrator named Eloise talks about her routine for preparing lunch and a 7 Up before talking on the phone. Still sketches of Eloise by cartoonist George Clark accompany the narration. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which an offscreen male narrator lists a variety of situations that are perfect for drinking the product, such as sightseeing, friend gatherings, barbecues, etc. Shots of 7 Up bottles in different home and recreational settings are interspersed with stock footage from silent-era movies. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which an offscreen male narrator describes how the product quenches the thirst of suburban homeowners over various scenes of silent-era movie footage. Interspersed among the silent movie scenes are shots of family-size 7 Up bottles sitting in a fridge or standing on a table with glasses for serving. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up in which an offscreen male narrator describes how the product is perfect for teenagers in various school and recreational settings. Shots of 7 Up bottles in beach, homework, and party contexts are interspersed with stock footage from silent-era movies. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for 7 Up chronicling a woman's life through still stencil portraits as she grows up from 1929 (the year that 7 Up debuted) through the early 1960s, set to the song "Thank Heaven for Little Girls." The ad concludes on an image of the woman entering a maternity ward, while an offscreen narrator urges the viewer to "stay tuned" to part two to find out whether she gives birth to a boy or girl. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Part two of a two-part advertisement for 7 Up chronicling a woman's life through still stencil portraits from her birth in the early 1940s until her marriage in the 1960s, set to the song "Thank Heaven for Little Girls." An offscreen narrator describes how 7 Up has served three generations of consumers since 1929. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Footage documenting Bailey's travels to the Canary Islands circa 1971. Shows the seaside landscape and cliffs of Lanzarote. Bailey boards a plane leaving Lanzarote and films and view from the window, including shots of Mount Teide.
Shows the Catholic tradition of the Blessing of the Fleet. Priests stand on a dock and bless a fleet of shrimp boats as they sail by while surrounded by a crowd of locals and parishoners. Unknown location, possibly Gulf Coast, South Carolina, or Georgia.
Home movie taken circa 1965 in an unknown location, likely in Illinois. Shows corn fields next to a large silo. Close-ups of the corn show it is ready for harvest with brown silks. Shows a man working on a tractor in a nearby field.
The Daily Mail news correspondent Hugh Tomas and Jeffery Bligh provides live coverage of the Mariner 4 satellite and its mission to take pictures of Mars. The commercial advertises the Daily Mail’s ability to provide live coverage of news events 6,000 miles away and that their field correspondents who are oversea can have their article in the paper the following morning.
Home movie footage of a voyage from Cincinnati to New Orleans that Bailey took aboard the steamboat Delta Queen in early 1968. An article about her experience, "Last Call for the Delta Queen River Cruise," was published in the New York Times in May 1968. The film primarily shows the scenery as the boat cruises down the river and members of the crew working on the ship (including the captain manning the bridge). Features the Delta Queen's calliope as passengers gather to listen. Bailey herself takes a turn at the instrument. On shore, the film documents stops at historic antebellum homes, including McRaven and Oak Alley Plantation. The footage is not edited in chronological order.
Film opens with footage from a trip to Ontario (possibly a fishing trip). Footage taken while sailing in a motorboat with several unidentified men. The group later toasts food over a fire. A car drives past a building reading "Town of Fort Frances Public Utilities". The filmmaker boards a plane at Einarson Bros. Flying Service in Minnesota and films the flight from the window.
Cut to the Bixler home at 8235 Washington Boulevard in Indianapolis. Shows Lynn and Nelle at home ; Lynn playing the piano ; the family decorating a Christmas tree. The camera then takes a tour of the interior of the Bixler home, showing the decor ; the entire family poses in front of the camera.
Lynn and Donald in the backyard during the springtime ; the family takes a scenic picnic ; Lynn riding a pony, led by Nelle. Ends with more footage taken through the clouds aboard an airplane.
Home movie of Bernadine Bailey and her second husband, George W. McCord. They were married from 1946-1947 and resided in Florida. The film shows a sunrise Easter service being held at Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine. Next are scenes of flowers in a garden and Bailey and McCord sunbathing. She is reading the June 1946 issues of Holiday magazine. The original title indicates that this was shot at 223 E. Superior St in Chicago, a residence Bailey held during the 1940's.
An older couple greeting people in a receiving line. The woman is Nellie Voigt Freeman, Bailey's mother. The original title indicates this was part of an Easter celebration. Bailey is present in the group. The film then focuses on flower in a garden - the original title indicates this is Artillery Lane in St. Augustine.