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You know, I kind of think this is the result of an agency brainstorming session that got out of control. Someone dared a colleague that they couldn’t make a Valentine’s ad about canned peas. Silly. Of COURSE you can! Happy Valentine’s Day!
Leo Lochner, Candy Master. Thank you, Candy Master!
“Give your beau an Arrow.” Yep, they went there — and I think it’s clever. I hope someone got a big, fat, juicy steak (or a big box of chocolates) for coming up with that one.
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Bring these back!
“Dig this new cool party fad. It’s a gas!”
“Woolworth’s is your BEATLE headquarters.” Hurry — that wallpaper’s gonna go fast!
The beautiful people mingling in Squaw Valley for some sort of sporting event.
This is kind of clever. But today they’d be sued clear into next year for using…certain symbols.
Just a couple of guys standing around in their underwear chatting about skiing. (More ads in this odd men’s underwear campaign here.)