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April 3, 2004

Truth in Advertising

Madison Avenue may have taken a wrong turn somewhere. Before most of us were old enough to shave, we knew that:

To look sharp every time you shave.
To feel sharp, and be on the ball.
Just be sharp; use Gillette Blue Blades
For the smoothest, cleanest shave of all.
Gillette Blue Blades

Why, I bet that some of us could remember most of that message today, even though we haven't heard it in half a century. (At ease! Smoke 'em if you have 'em. LSMFT or Call for Phillip Morris, Johnny?)

Old Lucky Strike Ad

Johnny with Christmas message Lucky Strike white pack Philip Morris Johnny

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