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 - Thu Jan 08, 2015
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Games, Tobacco and Smoking, 1950s

Perhaps crap ads is why Luckies are not around anymore.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/08/15 at 09:37 AM
Nah... that because the nanny-state doesn't think adults are responsible enough to choose their own paths.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/08/15 at 10:40 AM
Frank Zappa used the concept to good effect on his "Drowning Witch" album.
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 01/08/15 at 02:14 PM
Patty, according to Wikipedia, Reynolds still sells unfiltered Lucky Strikes in the U.S.
Posted by ges on 01/08/15 at 05:39 PM
Oh I didn't know. I have never seen them here though ges.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/08/15 at 06:53 PM

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