ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: PROG2: DUBLIN OF THE WELCOMES

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IF YOU’RE NOT IN YOU CAN’T WIN

We present two advertising films masquerading as travelogues which were made to promote sales of Irish Sweepstake tickets in the US and UK – the Sweepstake’s biggest markets – at a time when all gambling was illegal in those territories.

PROGRAMME 2: DUBLIN OF THE WELCOMES  

A whistle-stop tour of scenic Dublin locations is followed by a full-blown promotion of Sweepstake operations in Dublin which provides a unique insight into the lives of thousands of female clerical workers in 1930s Ireland.  

FILM INFO: 25 minutes, B&W, 1936

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