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The Bangalow Billycart Derby Street Parades


From 2002 to 2011, the Abracadabra girls have taken part in the Bangalow Billycart Derby street parades, walking down the steep slope of the main street, arms locked together, in their familiar yellow t-shirts
Here are some compilations of footage from

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All the Abracadabra TV commercials


Here are the Abracadabra TV commercials, from 1981 to 2006, when the last commercial was filmed – although the 2006 versions remained on our screens until 2013.
That’s 30 years, every month, every week, every day.
In the early years, footage

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A very short history of Abracadabra


The origins of us, retold as a collage of 8mm film footage taken from the seventies through to the filming of the last television commercial in 2006.
The movie tells the story of ex-advertising wizard Hamilton Du Lieu, who came to

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The Magical Experience


Let us take you on a fantastical journey through our Bangalow store, as seen through the eyes of a child
Children enter our store as if entering a magical wonderland, where they are welcome to roam, explore and discover the many

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Bangalow promotional TV ad 1994


In 1994 Bangalow launched a promotional campaign showing lots of the the familiar faces of Bangalow.

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Bangalow TV Promo – raw footage


Thirty minutes of unedited video from the TV shoot for the 1994 Bangalow TV promotion, featuring many prominent local personalities, retailers and even kids from Bangalow Primary School. Theme of the day: to clap hands twice. Seems like a such

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Bangalow in the 70s