Film ID:
YFA 2383

AFTER EIGHT ADVERTS

1963-1984

Visitor Tabs

Description

After Eight Thin Mints, or After Eights, are a confectionery product described as "mint enrobed in dark chocolate." They were created in 1962 by Rowntree & Company Limited and have been made in the factory in Castleford, West Yorkshire since 1970. This reel is made up of a series of adverts for this product after its launch. The adverts include "well-dressed women of a higher social class, who were excellent at organising dinner parties, which always offered the After Eight Mints."

Dinner Party – Plain unashamed luxury and yours for the asking.  (1963)  B&W

Hostess – Luxury, unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1965)  B&W

Terrace – Luxury, unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1965)  B&W

Country House – Luxury, unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1965)  B&W

Guitar – Luxury, unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1966)  B&W

Villa – Luxury, unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1966)  B&W

Table – Luxury, unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1967)  B&W

Farmhouse Kitchen – Luxury, unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1967)  B&W

Christmas Dinner – We have been known to run out of it before Boxing Day.  (1967)  B&W

It’s the men – They eat more After Eights than any girl.  (1968)  B&W

Not with Port – They pass the port, why shouldn’t we pass the After Eights.  (1968)  B&W

Unmentionable – In a grey world we salute you.  (1968)  B&W

Financial Crises – Circulate the wafer think After Eight mints and bring back the roses to your cheeks.  (1968)  B&W

My Grandfather – The old man liked style.  (1969)  B&W

Everyman – Be the master in your own house.  (1969)  Colour

Picnic – A picnic isn’t a picnic without After Eights.  (1969)  B&W - Featuring Jean Marsh

Dr. Johnson – You never know, After Eights might have changed his mind.  (1969)  B&W

Bridge – After Eights always turn up trumps.  (1970)  Colour

Empty Chair – After Eights for everyone.  (1970)  Colour - Featuring Gabriella drake, Donald Pickering

Product – After Eights the best company there is.  (1971)  Colour

Perfect man – Dear George, I wouldn’t swap him for all the After Eights in Chelsea.  (1971)  Colour

Young Girls – One After Eight each by the look of things.  (1971)  Colour

Wedding – Drown your sorrows in another After Eight.  (1971)  Colour

Young Girls (New Pack) – One After Eight each by the look of things.  (1971)  Colour

Wedding (New Pack) – Drown your sorrows in another After Eight.  (1971)  Colour

Christening – Lots of men simply adore After Eights.  (1971-1972)  Colour

Ball – Hello After Eight.  (1971-1972)  Colour - Featuring Joanna Davis

Green Baize – Dear After Eight, you really leave nothing to chance.  (1973)  Colour

Nelson’s Touch – Pure unashamed luxury.  (1973)  Colour

Diplomatic Bag – Pure unashamed luxury sent all the way from England in the diplomatic bag.  (1975)  Colour

Waterloo – Just eat the Duke of Wellington.  (1975)  Colour

Scrabble – There’s always After Eight which is a great consolation in more ways than one.  (1976)

Character Study – I wonder what they think about me.  (1977)  Colour

The Butler Did It – I do all I can to keep those traditions alive.  (1979)  Colour

Times Change – Times may change, but standards must be maintained.  (1981)  Colour

Before Dinner – There always seems to be just one missing.  (1981)  Colour - Featuring Patricia Hodge

Ring – Pure unashamed luxury.  (1982)  Colour

Mint Condition – Pure unashamed luxury.  (1982)  Colour - Featuring Patricia Hodge

Informal – Pure unashamed luxury.  (1982)  Colour

Singular Mint – Pure unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1984)  Colour

Singular Mint – Pure unashamed luxury.  After Eight wafer thin mints.  (1984)  Colour

Clock Forward – While you’re putting the After Eight back tonight, don’t forget to put the clocks forward.  (1984)  Colour

Clock Forward – While you’re putting the After Eight back tonight, don’t forget to put the clocks forward. – No Voiceover (1984)  Colour