TV advert from 1965
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An advert for the Co-operative's Orchid margarine, with shots of children eating bread and butter.
Questions & Activities
- What are the selling points made for this margarine?
- What does this advert tell you about the product?
- Who is the advert aimed at?
- Why was eating margarine seen as a good thing for children in the 1960s but is not considered healthy today?
Recreate the family scene shown in the advert. Create a drama about the sister, brother and mother.
Research how eating habits have changed for children since this advert was made. Make a presentation using clips to illustrate your points.
Imagine you have travelled back in time - create a poster/advert to educate a family from the 1960s about healthy eating using knowledge we have nowadays.
|Resource Rights Holder||By kind permission of The Co-operative Group Limited|
|School Subject||Drama, Expressive Arts, Health and Wellbeing, Media Studies, Social Studies|
|Subject Matter||Advert, Food, Family, Marketing|
|Who||Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society (sponsor)|
|Attributes||Black and White, Sound|