Film ID:
YFA 3941

POLO HIST REEL

1957-1981

Visitor Tabs

Description

Polo mints were first introduced by Rowntree's in 1948; however, the modern day Polo with the hole in the centre was introduced in 1955. Polo is still Britain's best selling mint brand with approximately 20 million mints produced every day. The following is a series of 22 adverts for Polo mints and Polo Fruits.

Bus Stop:  People like Polo (1975) Col

Mint with the Hole:  Polo, the mint with the Hole (1973) Col

Sign writer:  People like Polo (1975) Col

Driving School:  People like Polo (1975) Col

Anglers:  People like Polo (1975) Col

Street Trader:  People like Polo (1976) Col

Take a Seat:  People like Polo (1976) Col

Interview:  People like Polo (1978) Col

Obedience:  People like Polo (1978) Col

Once upon a Time:  People like Polo (1981) Col

Mothercare:  People like Polo (1981) Col

Pigeons:  People like Polo (1981) Col

Shoppers:  People like Polo (1981) Col

Engagement Ring:  People like Polo (1981) Col

 

Animated B&W adverts, c.1957:

Fruit Flavours * Polo, five fruit flavours, simply delicious.

Rowntree Polo* Five fruit flavours, all simply delicious.

Pocket money* Polo fruits for me, only 2d.

 

Live action B&W adverts, c.1957:

Jump rope*  Polo, five fruit flavours, only 2d.

Hopscotch*  Polo, five fruit flavours, only 2d.

Hula-hoop*  Polo, five fruit flavours, only 2d.

Bouncy Ball*  Polo, five fruit flavours, only 2d.

Cowboys/Indians* Polo, five fruit flavours, only 2d.

*Adverts originally untitled.