1984″ is an American television commercial that introduced the Apple Macintosh personal computer. Day, produced by New York production company Fairbanks 1984 book pdf free download, and directed by Ridley Scott. English athlete Anya Major performed as the unnamed heroine and David Graham as Big Brother.
Day ran the ad on December 31, 1983, at the last possible break before midnight on KMVT, so that the advertisement qualified for 1983 advertising awards. Its second televised airing, and only national airing, was on January 22, 1984, during a break in the third quarter of the telecast of Super Bowl XVIII by CBS. These images were an allusion to George Orwell’s noted novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, which described a dystopian future ruled by a televised “Big Brother”. Originally a subject of contention within Apple, it has subsequently been called a watershed event and a masterpiece in advertising.
In 1995, The Clio Awards added it to its Hall of Fame, and Advertising Age placed it on the top of its list of 50 greatest commercials. Rows of marching minions evoke the opening scenes of Metropolis.
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