Film ID:
NEFA 22090

VAUX COMMERCIAL: THORNEY CLOSE SPORTS CLUB SUNDERLAND

1965

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Description

A 30 second television advertisement for Vaux Breweries filmed at the Thorney Close sports club in Sunderland where ITV sports commentator Kent Walton plays dominoes with the locals and ordering a pint of Vaux beer from former professional footballer Wilf Mannion who is standing at the bar.

Title: Sunderland

The advertisement opens on an exterior view of the Thorney Close sports club in Sunderland.

Inside Kent Walton sits at a table playing dominoes with a number of locals. He takes a drink from his pint of Vaux beer.

Title: Wilf Mannion

Kent looks across to the bar where former professional footballer Wilf Mannion stands. The film cuts to show the two men standing and chatting together at the bar while behind them the barman pours a pint of Vaux beer. Wilf takes a deep gulp of beer while another is being pulled. A second man takes a drink from a pint.

The advertisement ends on a tankard of beer with the Vaux logo on the front and male voices singing “Vaux beer brewed in the North by people who love good beer”.