- TITLE: BP & Sohio Commercials and a BP sponsored Circus Show
- RELEASE DATE: 01/01/1970
- SYNOPSIS: A compilation of BP and Sohio commercials from across the globe including animations and live-action.
- BP ASSET ID: 801193
- VIEWING RESTRICTIONS: Public
- LICENSING RESTRICTIONS: None
- PRODUCTION COMPANY: None
- COLOUR: Colour
- ALTERNATIVE LANGUAGE NOTES: None
- FORMAT: BetaSP_Small
- SHOTLIST: 1. 10:00:00 "B&W - Drum-roll introducing 'The BP Super Show' - A circus show inside a tent, with gymnasts doing various runs & jumps and a man on stilts, catching jumping gymnasts and jumping himself. Not a commercial but a show! 2. 10:05:17 "B&W - Different types of drivers being shown; rally (VW Beetle with BP logo on the side), city, country, taxi and women drivers! 'For every driver there's a Super Mix petrol that is right'" 3. 10:05:52 "B&W - Couple driving a Rolls Royce - and the narrator says that 'Rolls Royce - The makers of the best car in the world now recommend BP Longlife motor oil" 4. 10:06:27 "B&W - Different types of cars; sports car, station wagon, luxury car, veteran car and family sedan and their drivers - 'For every car there's a Super Mix petrol that is right' 5. 10:07:06 "B&W - Jolly song about great life is with BP Super and a couple driving a car. Tagline - BP brings out the best'" 6. 10:07:40 "Live motion and animation of a BP Super Hero type character helping to push cars - Super 4, with German narration" 7. 10:08:27 "B&W - Good close-up shots of Australia Formula Two racing and the drivers who use BP." 8. 10:08:57 "Family jumping into car and talking to service station attendant about Boron, less lead gas." 9. 10:09:29 "Thieves commercial about gunk and grime that ruins a car's life, with Jack Kelly" 10. 10:10:28 "Similar to above" 11. 10:11:25 "A woman who drives in Fiji and why she uses BP - 'it's made for economy'. Good shot of service station. Finishes with revolving BP sign at service station." 12. 10:11:55 "Workers constructing and fitting out a BP service station - BP service station in the USA and the narrator saying 'we're the new boy on the block, we know we have to beat the others to win you over.' Ends with revolving sign." 13. 10:12:54 "Commercial about Alaskan workers (good footage) and why they are there and the quantities of oil there." 14. 10:13:52 "Similar to above, but shorter" 15. 10:14:22 "Protecting engines in heat - set in the Far East" 16. 10:15:00 "Very good close-ups of Grand Prix cars and the narrator explaining why you should use BP Visco Static" 17. 10:15:20 "B&W - Warning to motorists - how to save money with BP Superblend and a person explaining why there are different blends. Good shot of BP service station sign and Superblend sign below it." 18. 10:16:32 "B&W - A man with lots of kiss marks on his face talking in Italian to camera and a cut to a woman holding a petrol hose in her hand talking seductively!" 19. 10:17:02 "B&W - Man drives up to petrol pump, with the same woman from above talking to camera, this time talking even more, and customer appearing very happy and a kiss mark on his face." 20. 10:17:33 "B&W - Shots of car being filled up with petrol and woman from previous ads talking to camera, still with petrol pump in her hand" 21. 10:18:05 "B&W - Pastiche on Bond silhouette of black and white image of woman dancing, although this time with petrol pump in her hand!" 22. 18:42:00 "B&W - Jigsaw pieces of woman from above and once picture is complete, she talks to camera in Italian".