Follies of the Mad Men #8

This image comes from the cover of The Saturday Evening Post for March 15, 1965, and is attributed to the artist N. M. Bodecker. It touts the article "Madison Avenue: The Big Invisible Sell."

How many of these famous icons can you identify? My answer-key after the jump!

From left to right:

1) Doctor with stethoscope on Rolls Royce: unknown to me.

2) Man with eyepatch: Hathaway Shirt Man.

3) Man with beard: Commander Whitehead for Schweppes.

4) Bear: Smokey.

5) White Knight: Ajax Detergent.

6) Tiger: Esso gasoline.

7) Woman with black eye: a Tareyton smoker who would rather fight than switch.

8) Green Giant: Jolly.

9) Bald man: Mr. Clean.

10) Woman in bra: Maidenform dreamer.

11) Quaker: Oats spokesman.

12) Original VW Bug: iconic.
     Posted By: Paul - Thu Aug 07, 2008
     Category: Business | Advertising | Products | Magazines | 1960s

I thought the Rolls was from Monopoly.
Posted by BikerPuppy on 08/07/08 at 04:27 PM
Great observation, Kevin!
Posted by BikerPuppy on 08/08/08 at 11:19 AM
BikerPuppy--there is a limo figurine in Monopoly, but what about the doctor?
Posted by Paul on 08/08/08 at 11:52 AM
Paul Thomas--who knows what these ad icons do in their spare time?
Posted by Paul on 08/08/08 at 11:53 AM
Laura--I don't think #3 has the proper facial hair for the Colonel.
Posted by Paul on 08/08/08 at 11:54 AM
Stannous Flouride--thanks for inquiring!
Posted by Paul on 08/08/08 at 11:54 AM
Ted S--that seems a likely guess for the Rolls Doc!
Posted by Paul on 08/08/08 at 11:55 AM
Dave--I think Tony was always drawn more cartoony!
Posted by Paul on 08/08/08 at 11:55 AM
Kevin--that tiger skin on living tiger is pretty strange symbolism indeed!
Posted by Paul on 08/08/08 at 11:56 AM
4fjester--that's the second gunman on the grassy knoll!
Posted by Paul on 08/09/08 at 10:09 AM
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