Friday, July 24, 2015

1949 "As You Like It" Kantruns Pantyhose Ad

Brand names really started to get silly around the 1940s and 1930s, as seen in this 1949 pantyhose ad promoting a pair "Kantruns." To quote Adam Sandler, "Who were the ad wizards that came up with that one?"


1949 Botany Ad

Back at a time when it was more common for housewives to sew rather than buy their clothes, fabrics were all the rage. Here is a 1949 Botany ad, promoting its "certified" flannel.


1949 Vinylite Plastics Ad

Vinylite shamelessly goes the cute baby route in this 1949 ad, promoting its plastic, which was used for baby pants, bibs and other nursery items.


1946 Bing Crosby Philco Ad

A 1946 Philco ad promoting Bing Crosby's radio program on its "Philco Radio Time", a show that ran every Wednesday night over the ABC network.


1937 Bell Telephone System Ad

A cute 1937 Bell System ad touting its long distance service.


Thursday, July 16, 2015

1946 Gold Cross Shoes Ad

A stylish illustration of a woman in black graces this 1946 Gold Cross Shoes ad.


1949 Spun-lo Ad

Why is the woman in this 1949 Spun-lo ad looking adoringly at a group of people's photos while standing in her underwear? Beats me!


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