PHILIPS. HAIR CUTTER
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Boy playing with [soccer] ball at his foot. Offscreen voice: “Key kid! We’re gonna cut your hair!” Shocked look on boy’s face as he pulls off his peaked cap and replies (facing the camera): “Oh no, you’re not!”. Voice off: “Oh yes, we are! And - you’re not going to the barber’s!”. “Huh?” from the boy. Voice off: “Or use scissors!”. “Phew!” from the boy. Voice off: “We’ll use this - ” Hand in view holding device. “ - the new Philips’ Home Trim”. Lap dissolve to boy having his hair ‘home trimmed’ and combed. “Philips’ Home Trim is as simple as combing.” Close-up of device. Voice off: “With eight settings - and these safety bars to cut, trim and shave.” Boy smiling with cut hair. Voice off: “How’s that?”. “Great,” the boy enthuses, “How about the rest of the family?.” He is quickly joined by eight other children. Voice off: “Phillips’ Home Trim cuts the cost of cutting hair -”. Onscreen: “$39.00”. Voice continues as camera pulls back to reveal adult speaker. “Whether you’ve a lot - or a little”. He pats his own head on the latter. Philips logo forms in white on blue background.
Reference number C7303
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company Aardvark Films