Wrapped in coil

Problem: how could advertisers make a new cooling line for an air conditioner interesting?
Solution: wrap the cooling line around a young model, take a photo, and then distribute the photo to newspapers, which dutifully ran the image back in September 1966.

air conditioner model
     Posted By: Alex - Fri Jan 03, 2014
     Category: Advertising | 1960s

I'm seeing a 'snake' coiled around the model and I'm thinking that the #1 idea was to have the 'snake' talking to a naked Eve about how 'cool' he was. But, back then, you'd never get away with it in the ad game.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/03/14 at 09:43 AM
Expat, I thought more along the line of "Leda and the Swan."

(You youngsters may have to look that one up.)
Posted by KDP on 01/03/14 at 10:33 AM
@Expat, I can see what you mean. I think that's a coil reference too! :lol: :coolsmile:
Posted by Tyrusguy on 01/03/14 at 10:37 AM
At least it wasn't inspired by Laokoon et al.
Posted by Richard Bos on 01/03/14 at 12:23 PM
I felt a thrill go up my leg - and it just kept going...
Posted by tadchem on 01/03/14 at 02:16 PM
Today she'd be wearing a bikini.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/03/14 at 08:11 PM
My first thought was she'd probably be good at blowing that pipe even if it has a slight curve in it. :red: :roll:
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 01/03/14 at 10:06 PM

KDP -- "Leda and the Swan". Good call.
Posted by GirlgeniusNYC on 01/03/14 at 10:09 PM
Leda and the air-conditioning coil!
Posted by Alex on 01/04/14 at 09:03 AM
Tub~aah or Tub~ugh. For some reasom my first thought was that she was dressed as Herb in WKRP?
Posted by Bmn on 01/04/14 at 03:40 PM
I looked again, BMN, and there just ain't no way I'm thinkin' of Herb when I see here. Nope, no way. Here's Herb
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/05/14 at 01:14 AM
Must be the plumbing for one these buildings. http://villageofjoy.com/50-strange-buildings-of-the-world/

Posted by stan on 02/24/14 at 04:58 PM
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