The Marks and Spencer (M&S) Christmas advert combines Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz and other fairytales and legends into a magical two minutes and thirty seconds of television escapism.
Hi, it’s Harry Silhouetteof-Wolfhowlingonhill, television correspondent at the Greenygrey. If we wanted a Christmas advert for Grey’s Werewolf of Oz: Fantasy Travel by Google Maps book, it probably wouldn’t be that different to the M&S advert.
Marks and Spencer Christmas Advert
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley plays the Grey part to perfection, and there’s a strong support cast like there is in the Werewolf of Oz.
Here’s the Marks and Spencer advert below. See if you can spot the Greenygrey, as there’s a discussion about fleeting images revealed in the Making Of video below the actual video.
Making of Marks and Spencer Advert
It wasn’t until I watched The Making of the Marks and Spencer Advert video on creativereview that I noticed they had a little of the Big Bad Wolf in the video. It wasn’t a significant part thankfully, and nothing bad happened, like the hunting of the wolf.
Moreover, while watching the Making Of video, I noticed lots of greenygreyness that I hadn’t noticed before. That was partly because most of it didn’t make the final cut. Here’s the Making Of video: