ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: IF YOU’RE NOT IN, YOU CAN’T WIN
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Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn
A selection of films promoting the Irish Sweepstakes Lottery including two for the US and UK markets, where gambling was illegal, and which masquerade as tourist films.
SWEEPSTAKES TV COMMERCIALS
Film Info: 3 mins, 1970s
DUBLIN OF THE WELCOMES
A whistle-stop tour of scenic Dublin locations followed by a full-blown promotion of Sweepstake operations in Dublin showing hundreds of female clerical workers at work in the 1930s.
FILM INFO: 25 mins, 1936, Black and White