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Video Update 04/10/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 04/10/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 7’08”
Download (42.4 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. Anusol medicated wipes
2. Apple Mac – “what kind of computer is it, Frank?”
3. Arnott’s Granita biscuits
4. Aspro clear
5. Associated Midland with George Mallaby
6. Atari Video Computer System
7. ATN7 news promo: Steve Liebmann
8. ATN7 Special Presentation ID
9. Atrixo Hand Creams
10. Aussie Bonds (Bert ‘n’ Patti version)

**All discs supplied by Chris Keating**



Colgative Palmolive Pty Ltd: 25 sec commercials tracks 103-112 inclusive
Dur: 4’32”, 2.1 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Hunter Douglas Ltd: Luxaflex Expo ’70
Dur: 0’33”, 259 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Hunter Douglas Ltd: Luxaflex Awnings/Patio Awnings – 3x 30 sec
Dur: 1’38”, 772 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Decca Phase 4 Records: “Pop” promo 30 sec 1971
Dur: 0’30”, 2.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: EMI Custom Service
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

**It’s amusing that this cut is promoting how good their stereo records were but a mono cut of the ad ended up on this release dub!


Lan-O-Leen Sheep Dip – 30 sec radio spots, tracks 1-4
Dur: 2’04”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: AWA Custom Recording
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Airchecks Update 02/10/2019

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2UW with Christopher John (Chris Kearns)
Side 1: Final Dial-A-Hit Show – 3/5/74
Dur: 32’26”, 15.1 MB, Mono

Side 2: National Top 40 – 12/5/74
Dur: 31’25”, 14.6 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


2UW with John Laws – 18/7/74 (Side break at 31’06”)
Dur: 62’06”, 28.9 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


2UW with John Laws – February 1973
Dur: 90’55”, 42.4 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Video Update 25/09/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 25/09/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 7’34”
Download (53.3 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. Allan Seale for Women’s Weekly: Greenhouse Cards
2. AMCO Jeans: Male and female vocals
3. AMCO Jeans: Male vocal
4. American Express Travellers Cheques
5. Amoco Petrol
6. Ampex Cassettes
7. Amstrad Computers: $1099 Price Tag!
8. Ancol Newsagents
9. Ansett Airlines food promotion
10. Ansett Airlines “We make it easy for you” campaign

**All discs supplied by Chris Keating**


Liquid Teenaid: 25 sec commercials tracks 16-18 – 1961
Dur: 1’20”, 844 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Princess Rings – Tracks 1 to 3
Dur: 2’07”, 1.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Broadcasting Station 2SM Pty Ltd
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


FAB/Ajax Laundry Detergents travel promo 1966 – 1x 25 sec
Dur: 0’26”, 209 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Colgate Palmolive Pty Ltd: 25 sec commercials – 1963
Side 1: Tracks 86-90, Side 2: Tracks 91-95
Dur: 4’23”, 2.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Kayser Ltd 30 sec commercials
Track 23 Carousel, Track 24 Stretch, Track 25 Hip-High
Dur: 1’39”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Airchecks Update 24/09/2019

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2UW National Top 40 with Al Thompson 19/06/1977 – Parts 3 and 4
Dur: 93’29”, 43.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


2UW National Top 40 with Al Thompson 19/06/1977 – Part 5
Dur: 34’17”, 16.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

**NOTE: Stay listening at the end of the National Top 40 audio. The tape was left rolling and also caught a few moments of the program following which was Father Jim McLaren.



2UW Andy Reid 03/12/1978
Dur: 62’20”, 29.2 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Video Update 20/09/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 20/09/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 6’07”
Download (36.6 MB)

**Many thanks to Chris Keating for cuts 1, 2, 5 and 7!**

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. AFX Monte Carlo slot-cars
2. AFX national speedsters slot-cars
3. AGC Australian Guarantee
4. Air New Zealand
5. Air O Zone
6. Ajax Cleanser
7. Ajax Washing Powder
8. Ajax Floor Cleaners
9. Alcan Home Improvements (1981)
10. Alcan ‘we are the boys from alcan’

**All discs supplied by Chris Keating**



Bobbie Brooks: 6x 60 sec spots
Dur: 6’14”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Broadcast Exchange of Australia
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Scarf Commercials: 11 spots
Dur: 4’31”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Broadcasting Station 2SM Pty Ltd
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Surf “Mystery Pics” Contest: 1x 25 sec spot, 1966
Dur: 0’25”, 199 KB, Mono

Audio credit: AWA Custom Recording
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Greenspot Pty Ltd: Treet 1x 18 sec, 1963
Dur: 0’20”, 162 KB, Mono

Audio credit: 4BC Brisbane
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Sunbeam Corporation Ltd: 4x 45 sec spots
Dur: 2’44”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios Sydney, 1965
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Airchecks Update 16/09/2019

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Side 1: 2UW National Top 40 22/04/1973 with Al Thompson
Side 1 Dur: 29’37”, 13.8 MB, Mono


Side 2: 2UW National Top 40 18/02/1973 with Al Thompson
Side 2 Dur: 30’44”, 14.4 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Side 1: 2UW National Top 40 19/06/1977 Part 1 with Al Thompson
Side 1 Dur: 46’53”, 21.1 MB, Mono


Side 2: 2UW National Top 40 19/06/1977 Part 2 with Al Thompson
Side 2 Dur: 47’04”, 22.0 MB, Mono


Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Video Update 10/09/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 10/09/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 6’38”
Download (36.6 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1 and 2: 1902 Sexlines cuts 1 and 2
3: 1982 Up In Lights compilation album
4: AAMI “We keep our promises” campaign
5: Abbot’s lager TV commercial *
6: ABC Classic FM 93.9
7: ACI Pink Batts
8: Add Wash detergent with Judy Nunn
9: Advance Bank
10: Aerogard with Max Walker *

* I have no idea where I got these cuts from but if they’re yours, thankyou!