Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, 16mm motion picture Television Commercial for the Kodak Brownie Starlet Outfit, 1962.

A 16mm motion picture film featuring a television advertisement for the Kodak Brownie Starlet Outfit, promoting it as a Christmas gift idea as part of the Kodak Camera Parade campaign. It featured the catch phrase 'This Christmas, give fun! Give a Kodak Camera'. The commercial 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 Starlet Outfit. It opens with on some Christmas decorations and pans down to a girl taking photographs in the home. We then see the images she has captured of her family. It concludes with a marching girl presenting an arrangement of Kodak 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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