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Dear John - BASF Commercial (Full Length) – 1981 Promotional War

Dear John - BASF

Commercial (Full Length) – 1981 Promotional War

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1 Jul 2017 - 09.08pm

Sweet As...I was in the Army at Waiouru when this ad came on.Excellent

Boxee Kiriona

Boxee Kiriona 12 Jun 2016 - 09.53pm

Love it!! Talk about a blast from the past, I was telling my kids about this ad, and my husband and I could say it/ sing it from start to finish. Great memories.


Debbie 9 Mar 2015 - 05.03pm

lol brought back some cool memories, cheers.


Alice 6 Jan 2015 - 08.57am

My sister, Jacqui Fitzgerald, is the voice singing this. Just let her know I had seen it again.

Peter MacGregor

Peter MacGregor 19 Nov 2014 - 07.03pm

Awwee...I wondered where this disappeared to :( Loved it and still do thank you so much for this beautiful but sad rememberance :)

Baronia Tipu

Baronia Tipu 27 May 2014 - 10.25pm

Karen Lapslie... I ain't gone yet! ;) - Greg Bepper (Dear John)

Greg Bepper

Greg Bepper 6 Jun 2013 - 08.48am

The late Wellington musician Kevin Hawkins (The Amps, Shoes This High, Fishschool) was an extra in this advert; he's the one on the left at 0.24

George Henderson

George Henderson 3 May 2013 - 05.49pm

Probably my favorite NZ ad ever.


Paula 1 May 2013 - 11.36am

PS: I am biased about Jacqui singing it because she is my sister and still lives in Auckland NewZealand - retired and focussed on an Art career after getting her Batchelor of Arts a Elim at the tender age of 50 something a few years ago!


cath 12 Mar 2013 - 12.56am

They should get Jacqui FitzGerald to Sing it again - because she has an amazing voice. Film the ad with the soldier using newer technology i.e.: an iPhone.


cath 12 Mar 2013 - 12.53am

Yup I remember this ad and love it as much as I did then. A classic.


Lizzy 15 Feb 2013 - 10.40pm

one of the all time best ads in the world me thinks.


Nadine 15 Feb 2013 - 12.16pm

Ron Highfield - art direction at it's simplest and best.


BK 14 Feb 2013 - 07.43pm

I can still sing along word for word 30 odd years later ..... must be a good ad!!


Noeleen 19 Nov 2012 - 10.40am

My brother Kevin James Hawkins is one of the young soldiers in this ad. He is sitting in a jeep and smiles at a soldier to his left and then puts his head down on his arm. Great ad. Sadly, Kevin and most of the actors in this advertisement have now passed away.
Karen Lapslie

Karen Lapslie

Karen Lapslie 17 Jul 2012 - 01.39pm

classic, wil & always wil b


vetapilia 23 Oct 2011 - 02.37pm

FAN-FREAKIN-TASTIC! Love it remember it so well! lol

Melissa Taukiri

Melissa Taukiri 9 Apr 2011 - 07.29pm

the best ad ever


mary 25 Jan 2011 - 02.20pm

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