Here are some stills from a 35mm cinema reel of silent adverts that were used at the Theatre Royal Cinema.
I used to love the "Pearl and Dean" adverts section. :-)
Thanks to Stephen Hill for sharing :)
The name "HYDE" is derived from the hide, a measure of land for taxation purposes, taken to be that area of land necessary to support a peasant family. In later times it was taken to be equivalent to 120 acres .
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