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Schweppes Solo: The Legend of the Lemon Tree

BMF Melbourne is proud to announce the return of a famous Australian advertising icon: SOLO Man. Remembered with fond affection but absent from our screens for over 20 years, the new campaign is a light-­‐hearted take on SOLO’s history and shows how the Australian legend began. The campaign heroes the first SOLO Man and his discovery of a magical lemon tree that created the original thirst crusher.

Advertising Agency: BMF, Melbourne, Australia
Sound & Music: Turning Studios
Post Production: Fin Design
Director: Hamish Rothwell
Production Company: Good Oil
Media Planning / Buying: Carat

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Hadrons's picture
Hadrons
5743 pencils

Take it off ! Take *it* off!

what were they selling? I had a blackout.
(I'll watch it again though..)

THERE'S NO HEAVIER BURDEN THAN A GREAT POTENTIAL

pinkparacelsus's picture
pinkparacelsus
25 pencils

I was waiting for him to take his shirt off!

Potaters gonna potate!

andylefty's picture
andylefty
4533 pencils

I had to watch it again too, for different reasons. Missed the ending. Don't know..

Billoughsby's picture
Billoughsby
5091 pencils

Well he's a Sprim-chuggin' son of a gu-un.

I wanna see right through him, like he was made of glass!

"Ubi hubave lubearned thubat ubanuby fubool cuban wrubite uba bubad ubad, bubut thubat ubit tubakes uba rubeal gubenubiubus tubo kubeep hubis hubands uboff uba gubood ubone."
-Lubeo Buburnubett

Hadrons's picture
Hadrons
5743 pencils

Do those rippling pectorals come with a name?

THERE'S NO HEAVIER BURDEN THAN A GREAT POTENTIAL

Billoughsby's picture
Billoughsby
5091 pencils

Two, actually.

The left one's Chauncey and the right one's Buckwheat.

That's the rumor.

"Ubi hubave lubearned thubat ubanuby fubool cuban wrubite uba bubad ubad, bubut thubat ubit tubakes uba rubeal gubenubiubus tubo kubeep hubis hubands uboff uba gubood ubone."
-Lubeo Buburnubett

kleenex's picture
kleenex
26822 pencils

You have got to be kidding me, This ad stunk.

Billoughsby's picture
Billoughsby
5091 pencils

To high heaven. But, hey, it was early.

"Ubi hubave lubearned thubat ubanuby fubool cuban wrubite uba bubad ubad, bubut thubat ubit tubakes uba rubeal gubenubiubus tubo kubeep hubis hubands uboff uba gubood ubone."
-Lubeo Buburnubett

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Roger Keynes
5498 pencils

Refresh of a classic oooold Aussie campaign where a big, boofy, barrel chested 70's bloke chuggalug his can of Solo... and then (get this)... crushes the can... in his bare hands. Dig this.

Will Think for Salary

Eight's picture
Eight
148 pencils

i want to put my hands on him, for sure. Yes to Aussie's men.

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