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There's nothing like a Jantzen in the world

Date: 1950s
Dimensions:
Overall: 272 x 211 mm, 0.01 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Sheet music
Object No: 00017897
Place Manufactured:Australia

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    Description
    The 1950s Jantzen Australia jingle 'There's nothing like a Jantzen in the world', was used in a 1951 advertisment for Nylastic swimsuits. The music was composed by Wendell Adams, with lyrics written by Wendell Adams and Elizabeth Eyerly, and arranged by Eliot Wright. This four page booklet of sheet music for the song includes music for piano, chords and lyrics. The cover image was designed by illustrator Peter Hawley.
    SignificanceThis booklet is an important record of Jantzen's use of diverse marketing strategies to boost sales. The two figures depicted on the cover wear swimsuits representative of Jantzen beachwear fashions from the 1950s.

    History'There's nothing like a Jantzen in the world' was an advertising jingle written in the 1950s, and published at Lidcombe, New South Wales.




    Related People
    Illustrator: Peter Hawley
    Arranged by: Eliot Wright
    Publisher: Jantzen

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