A 16mm motion picture film featuring a television advertisement for the Kodak Zoom 8 Automatic Movie camera, which features the 'Make Your Family Movie Stars' jingle. The commercial, presenting the camera as an ideal way to capture family moments, was produced 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 Kodak Zoom 8 Movie Camera. A father films his daughter horse riding and then the family watch the footage back together in their home. There is a jingle and male voice over narration throughout.

Physical Description

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

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