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Follies of the Madmen #273



Happy Joe Lucky was no Roger Rabbit, but he does a credible job here with Gisele MacKenzie.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Feb 06, 2016 | Comments (3)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Television, Tobacco and Smoking, Cartoons, 1950's

Johnson Smith Catalog Item #37

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Click to enlarge. From the 1930s catalog.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Feb 03, 2016 | Comments (5)
Category: Tobacco and Smoking, 1930's, Pranks, Butt

Amusements of Our Forefathers

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Both ads here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Oct 24, 2015 | Comments (1)
Category: Humor, Tobacco and Smoking, Sex Symbols, 1950's

Kaywoodie Chinrester

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Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Sep 21, 2015 | Comments (4)
Category: Tobacco and Smoking, Chindogu, 1950's

Pin-Up Girl Pistol Lighter

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This product really has everything: women, guns and smoking.

Original ad here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Jul 13, 2015 | Comments (6)
Category: Tobacco and Smoking, Sex Symbols, 1950's, Weapons

Follies of the Madmen #239

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"Droodles" sounds ugly, like "drool." And these jokes are fit only to entertain an eight-year-old. Excellent campaign to indicate quality of product and sophistication of audience.

Original ad here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Jan 08, 2015 | Comments (5)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Games, Tobacco and Smoking, 1950's

The Nicotine Fairies



Unless he was smoking something else.....

Egyptian Deities Cigarettes

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After our look at Murad cigarettes, here's another brand of the period. I wonder how well they would sell in today's geopolitical climate? And isn't there something sacrilegious about naming your product after another religion's sacred gods?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Aug 25, 2013 | Comments (6)
Category: Art, Business, Advertising, Products, Tobacco and Smoking, 1920's, Middle East

Follies of the Madmen #206



Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri May 31, 2013 | Comments (11)
Category: Animals, PSA's, Tobacco and Smoking
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