Car Adverts-Which ones stick?-in print and film

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Re: Car Adverts-Which ones stick?-in print and film

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 20 Aug 2014, 22:44

Now when my first car was new, this was the sort of advertising that was used

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Now its the "Mini Not Normal Campaign" or should I say the "hashtag" MININOTNORMAL campaign!



Even involved a bit of Instant messaging on huge billboards on a London Road as Mini drivers passed by.
Pretty surprised it passed the planners!

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Post by CitroJim » 21 Aug 2014, 04:31

But why advertise to another Mini anyway :roll: :? It's a bit like offering me a Sliver C1. I've already got one.

I must say that hoarding is somewhat invasive and in your face.

To be honest, I much prefer the advert for the old Mini. Much more subtle and tranquil.

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 21 Aug 2014, 10:19

It was a little more invasive than just a single billboard message.....spotters would activate a series of messages on consecutive billboards along the road as the drivers continued on their journey. Even directing them to the next garage for a free car wash.



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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 21 Aug 2014, 14:44

Slightly more conventional, but quite dramatic

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Post by BW » 21 Aug 2014, 23:02

I don't actually remember this, but I do like it

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 22 Aug 2014, 00:30

Thanks BW, lovely piece of music in the ad. Lexus did a similar one but I don't know which came first.

They make are a nice pair anyway



The music is by Mark Joggerst and Ralf Kemper and is called "Lexus-The pursuit of perfection".

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Re: Car Adverts-Which ones stick?-in print and film

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 23 Aug 2014, 12:22

Well no one has put up a memorabe advert for the C5 yet. On a musical theme though, a little bit of Wagner gets this in...



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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 23 Aug 2014, 19:34

Now this could be described as a nice pair. Audi and BMW hit the spot but in subtly different ways.

The Audi never moves off the spot, and all the talking is done by the V10.



The blue BMW shoots across the vast white salt flats, the raw power is punctuated by moments of serenity, stunning imagery, and soft piano.



Hard to say which I prefer, but the classy piano just gives it the edge over the V10 for me... (its extracted from Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 5 Second Movement)

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Re: Where was this filmed?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 31 Aug 2014, 14:33

Just to tidy up a loose end...
NewcastleFalcon wrote:A tiny amount of investigation, will reveal where this iconic Rover 200 series launch advert was filmed. I know cos I was there, and it was a misty damp day although you dont notice it on the film. As with all these "glamourous" film making events, it consisted mainly of a lot of people standing round not seeming to do anything for ages, with a very short burst of not very difficult "acting" ie a bloke running up the steps.

To point you in the right direction try googling North-East Town Halls and trawl through them until you match up the architecture.



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The glamourous location was South Shields Town Hall

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talking of town halls....

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 31 Aug 2014, 15:29

This is Maidenhead Town Hall.....

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It may well have appeared in a car advert but it did have a starring role in at least one movie....and one which just happened to be on TV today

any ideas?

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Re: Car Adverts-Which ones stick?-in print and film

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 31 Aug 2014, 15:48

It has appeared in 5 of the 'Carry on' films. Todays' film would be 'Carry On Doctor'.

My Mum was in the original 'Belles of St Trinians' film. If you have seen the film you might remember a scene where Mrs. Fritten comes out of her office into the main hallway to see a horse (Arab Boy) being ridden up the stairs. The young girl riding that horse was my Mum. She apparently got that part when the director found that none of the girls in the film were competent riders (which surprised him, he thought most girls could ride), and he didn't want to drop that scene. Then somebody noticed that there was a young girl riding a horse over several jumps a couple of fields away. When Mum was asked if she wanted to be in a film she said she would have to ask her Mum, who said yes.

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Re: Where was this filmed?

Post by myglaren » 31 Aug 2014, 15:54

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Just to tidy up a loose end...
NewcastleFalcon wrote:A tiny amount of investigation, will reveal where this iconic Rover 200 series launch advert was filmed. I know cos I was there, and it was a misty damp day although you dont notice it on the film. As with all these "glamourous" film making events, it consisted mainly of a lot of people standing round not seeming to do anything for ages, with a very short burst of not very difficult "acting" ie a bloke running up the steps.

To point you in the right direction try googling North-East Town Halls and trawl through them until you match up the architecture.



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The times I have passed that and I never twigged to it :(

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 31 Aug 2014, 21:58

Nice north-east link in the VW ad with Alan Price and "Changes" Born in Fatfield Co Durham, and went to Jarrow Grammar School :) I am sure he would be partial to a pint of Rivet Catcher.

Its a memorable ad as well

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Re: Car Adverts-Which ones stick?-in print and film

Post by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 26 Nov 2017, 14:37

Northern_Mike wrote:
19 Aug 2014, 05:16
Does anyone recall the Lada advert with Cannon and Ball?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pByOWzrczKw" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Great ad, every bit as good if not better than my second favourite, the Honda ad'. Can't help watching it and thinking 'now that does make proper sense' [long as you could live with the depreciation]

Obviously I'd love to say the 405 ad was the best.... but its so not. to paraphrase Kinky Boots, it needs to be RED!