A 16mm motion picture film featuring a television advertisement for the Kodak Brownie 127 camera, promoting it as a gift idea for a young boy. The commercial also features the catch phrase 'This Christmas, give fun: Give a Kodak Camera". It is part of the Kodak Camera Parade campaign and was produced by Fanfare Films in 1962 for Berry Currie Advertising, who were commissioned by Kodak Australasia.

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 Brownie 127 Camera. It opens with a boy taking photographs, and displays his snapshots of friends at play. It concludes with the marching girl marching off screen to reveal a line up of different cameras. There is music and male voice over narration throughout.

Physical Description

16mm cellulose acetate motion picture film; Black and White; Television commercial (TVC); Optical sound; 1962

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