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The Tomb of Frankenstein

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Shot on location in Comber and Clandeboye Estate in Bangor, this Roy Spence classic is an homage to the classic Frankenstein story. A strange old hermit employs witchcraft to give life to the dead Frankenstein’s monster and uses the creature to take vengeance on those who wronged him previously. But will the creature stay loyal […]

The Testament of Caleb Meeke

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Julien Meeke is left an old mansion in his uncle’s will, but soon realises that what he inherited is something much more sinister. Mysterious witchcraft rituals and visions of demons, darkness and death make this one of Spence’s more devilish depictions of the occult. Roy Spence is an award-winning amateur filmmaker. For the past 50 […]

Irish Matches: Weird

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A short advertisement for Irish Matches in which a mysterious monster turns out the lights on a terrified man. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1970)

Musgrave Tea: Matchmaker

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A humorous advertisement for PG Tips Tea. A man is stopped and searched by armed German police. They find a leaflet for the Musgrave Brook Bond Matchmaker scheme in the man’s pocket and become excited. Rounding up the rest of the police, they race off to avail of the scheme, avoiding gunfire while they shout […]

Mi-Wadi: Orange Tree

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An advertisement promoting Mi-Wadi as ‘the real thing’. A group of children are seen playing in the countryside before discovering a tree laden with Mi-Wadi bottles. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1157)

Odorono: Like a Girl

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A short advertisement for Odorono roll-on deodorant which, ‘like a girl’, is active, efficient and feminine. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (882)

CIE: Traffic Control Room

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An advertisement for CIE highlighting the unseen work done by inspectors in their control room to keep Dublin’s traffic network running smoothly. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1904)

Musgrave Tea: Consistent

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A series of people representing various jobs and roles drink Musgrave Dividend tea. The accompanying voiceover describes the reasons why they have chosen to drink it. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (497)

Musgrave Tea: Happy Reunion

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Advertisement promoting the Happy Reunion Contest, a competition from Musgrave tea where airline tickets can be won. A young woman is seen stepping off a plane and reunited with a friend. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (496)

Knorr: Good Housewife

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Advertisement for the Knorr Cube competition where competitors are requested to answer: What makes a good housewife? A series of still images demonstrate the suggested qualities and also the various prizes that can be won. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1147)