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Listed under:  Arts  >  Music  >  Sound sources  >  Vocal music  >  Songs  >  Jingles
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General Motors Holden - The Time Is Now, 1966

This clip shows a black-and-white television advertisement for the General Motors-Holden's 1966 HR sedan. An aerial shot closes in on a bikini-clad young woman on a beach. In a dream-like scenario she sits up to see a Holden car on the shore. She runs to it, and as she gets closer the car is shown from various angles. Inside, ...

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General Motors Holden - Make it Yours, 1968

This clip shows a black-and-white television advertisement for the 'new-generation' 1968 Holden HK Premier sedan. The advertisement features young people driving the Premier sedan along city roads during the day and in the evening. There are interior and exterior shots of the car, close-ups of glamorous people and shots ...

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General Motors Holden - 'Football, Meat Pies, Kangaroos and Holden Cars', c1976

This clip shows a television advertisement from about 1976 for General Motors-Holden's cars. It includes a montage of Australian icons such as the beach, the Australian flag, meat pies, koalas, kangaroos and Australian Rules football. These images are intercut with footage of people driving 1970s Holden cars including the ...

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General Motors Holden - Holden's Got More Horses, 1966

This clip shows a 1966 black-and-white television advertisement for the General Motors-Holden's HR sedan. In the clip a man leaves a suburban home and drives an HR sedan in mountainous terrain. The car and road are shown from various angles, intercut with shots of galloping wild horses. The upbeat soundtrack is punctuated ...

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General Motors Holden - Holden's Number One, c1966

This black-and-white clip shows a television advertisement for General Motors-Holden's 1964 range of HD sedans and wagons. The advertisement uses a three-verse jingle with the refrain 'Holden's number one' while showing three scenarios to feature the Holden's attributes and versatility: a suburban family on a boating trip, ...

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General Motors Holden - Saturday Kind of Car, 1967

This black-and-white clip shows a 1967 television advertisement for the Holden HR station sedan. The clip opens with a paper boy delivering The Age newspaper to a suburban family home on a Saturday morning, followed by scenes of family errands and activities carried out using the family Holden car - grocery shopping, taking ...

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Sheet music cover for the 'Aeroplane Jelly song'

This is an image of the front cover of the sheet music for the 'Aeroplane Jelly song' with a photograph of the composer, Albert Lenertz (1891-1943), wearing evening dress. The sheet music was produced by the Aeroplane Jelly Company in 1930.

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Sydney Flour song

This is a 1955 radio advertisement for the Sydney Flour Company. It incorporates the jingle 'Sydney Flour is our flour', composed by Jack Lumsdaine 10 years before, and two spoken messages, one from children and the other from an adult male.

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Australia Post - We deliver 1, 1988; Corporate image

This clip shows black-and-white and colour footage of historic postal delivery methods, both real and re-created, and contemporary colour footage of electronic transmissions conducted by Australia Post staff in smart corporate uniforms. Images of postal machinery and busy postal workers accompanied by an upbeat corporate ...

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Lift Off - That's Not Fair, 1992: 'Bonza is tops, Bonza is ace!'

This clip shows Poss (Erin Pratten) watching a gymkhana on television with her friend Kim (Maria Nguyen) and daydreaming about owning a pony of her own, when two spruikers from an advertisement for Bonza breakfast cereal literally come out of the television into the living room and speak directly to the girls. They promise ...

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Happy Little Vegemites

This is the famous advertising jingle for the yeast-based spread Vegemite, probably composed in 1949 and sung by The Happy Little Vegemites Trio. It concludes with a spoken message about Vegemite's nutritional value. According to the records of Kraft Foods Ltd, the makers of Vegemite, the jingle was first broadcast on Australian ...