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Duncan Hines

1980

Duncan Hines

Duncan Hines -1980

This Duncan Hines commercial circa 1980 is an early example of Madison Avenue putting more effort into appealing to a more diverse America.

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The Smile and The Sword

1960's

The Smile and The Sword

The Smile and The Sword - 1967

“I wasn’t going to submit to blackmail. I mean, the chips were down. I would not let my country down.” The Smile and The Sword, produced in 1967 by the US Department of Defense, warns industrialists working on high-end technology to be wary of certain customers who are highly curious but never cut the deal. […]

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A Word To The Wives

1950's

A Word To The Wives

A Word To The Wives - 1955

Presented by the Woman’s Home Companion, “A Word to the Wives … ” was produced in 1955 to promote the modern dream kitchens that were becoming en vogue in the contemporary American home. Despite the pandering melodramatics, “A Word to the Wives … ” in fact was performed and produced by an impressive cast and crew. […]

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