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The Good Ship Lollipop

Celebrating a century of pic'n'mix weigh-out candy at Woolworth's

It was the defining range of the High Street stores for almost 100 years and a feature of childhood for five generations. We hardly had any sweets left in the Museum by the time we had made this short film. Enjoy!


The backing music is by the Rhythm Masters and is taken from Woolworth's Crown Record No. 3A from 1935.
You can download a copy for private use from our Crown Jukebox.

Video by 3D and 6D Pictures Ltd for the Woolworths Museum


Cinema content at a glance

Ranges: The Good Ship Lollipop (Sweets)   Century of Toys   Easter Parade (Fashion)   The Last Noël (Xmas)   Video Launch

Advertising and Marketing: First Commercial   The Wonder of Woolworth   Star Parade    Windows   Wannabeee (Wooly & Worth)

People: 1980s    1990s   The Noughties   Ugly Duckling store transformation 2003   Staff work for Kids First Charity