The Ship of The Ether - George Pal


Still uit

Music floats to our radios through the air...

Advertisement for Philips Radio

Serenata Nocturna


Still uit Serenata Nocturna (1942)

Moonlight Serenade

A guitarist tries to serenade woman on her balcony in Mexico. Nothing works, until Philips Radio offers the solution.

Phi-Garo in the forest


Still uit Phi-Garo in het Woud (1943)

Sprookje met een goede afloop dankzij Philips scheerapparaten.



Still uit Bonera (1944)

Sweets in World War II

Op een vrolijke melodietje dansen de snoepjes van Bonera door het beeld.

The Big Four in Conference


Still from The Big Four in Conference (1946)

Meeting of the superpowers

The commercial film The Big Four in Conference (1946) shows the meeting of the superpowers France, the UK, the USA and the USSR in the United Nations' building. The press reports this tense meeting. Finally, an important message is leaked… ”They all agree!”

Het gebroken hart


Still uit Het gebroken hart (1947)

Een ontroerend Drama

Reclame voor Van Nelle's Koffie en Thee.

Visiting Bols


Still from Visiting Bols (1947)

This movie is from 1947 for Bols’ gin distillery. 

Commercial for gin and liqueur

Secret Weapons


Geheime Wapens (1948)

An unexpected interpretation of the term 'weapon'.

It turns out to be BK’s new enameled cookware.

Snowman in danger 


Still from

Frustrated snowman

2D Cel animated commercial from Joop Geesink's Dollywood (1949) for Persil detergent.

The Story Of Time By Rolex


Story Of Time By Rolex (1949)

The time ahead

With Story of Time the history of timekeeping is told. Candles, sundials, sun worshippers…it all ends with the Rolex watch.