A 16mm motion picture film featuring a television advertisement for the Kodak 8 Movie Camera. The commercial, which features a girl's 21st birthday party, is part of the Kodak 'No Place Like Home' campaign. It was produced by Senior Film Productions in 1961 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 the Kodak 8 Movie Camera. It opens outside a cartoon house and zooms into a group gathered around a 21st birthday cake. The father films his daughter blowing out the candles and the images are displayed on a slide projection screen. It ends by detailing price and availability of the camera. Male voice over narration and music throughout.

Physical Description

16mm cellulose acetate motion picture film; Black and White; Television commercial (TVC); Optical sound; 1961

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