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Leaflet - Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, 'Make Your Family Movie Stars With a Brownie Movie Camera', circa 1960 Document Reg. No: HT 20962

A promotional brochure produced circa 1960 by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, as part of the 'Make your family movie stars' campaign, promoting Kodak Brownie movie cameras and film. This brochure features coloured photographs and black and white illustrations to advertise the Brownie Movie Camera Model 2, Brownie Three-lens Turret, and the Brownie Automatic Movie Camera, as well as Kodachrome Movie Film and the Brownie Eight-58 Movie Projector.

This pamphlet would likely have been given to Kodak dealers and retailers, and there is a space on the back page for dealers to write or stamp their contact information to personalise the service.

This item is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.
6 page, fold-out, glossy paper brochure, printed in colour. There is a teal cover with a three dimensional graphic close-up of a move camera viewfinder and lens. Inside there are colour photographs, a colour cartoon of a 'director' holding a speaker, and black and white illustrations of families using the camera. On the back page there is a colour picture of a projector and information about Kodak Colour film.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 230 mm (Height), 113 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: advertising, cameras, promotional materials, photography, movie cameras, movie projectors, making history - kodak collection
Themes this item is part of: Baker & Rouse, Images & Image Making Collection, Kodak Heritage Collection, Kodak Advertising in Australasia, 1940s-1970s
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Retailing & Service
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Front cover, printed, black, red and white ink: 'make / your family / movie stars / with a / BROWNIE / MOVIE / CAMERA'
Date Printed: Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Coburg, Victoria, Australia, circa 1961

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