A 16mm motion picture film featuring a television commercial for Kodak Cassette Tapes, which runs for 1 minute and 22 seconds in length. This commercial was recorded on May 17, 1971.

The commercial shows a staged interview between Ian "Molly" Meldrum, the editor of GoSet, and the pop singer Johnny Farnham, who claims to use the Kodak Cassette tape to record his song ideas. Johnny Farnham had just released his record titled Acapulco Sun. The advertisement features the Kodak 'Sounds terrific' slogan. The Kodak cassettes were made in 60, 90 and 120 minute lengths.

This film is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.

Description of Content

Television Commercial advertising Kodak Cassette Tapes. interview between Ian Meldrum and Johhny Farnham.

Physical Description

16mm cellulose acetate motion picture film; Black and White; Television commercial (TVC); Optical sound; 1970

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