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Funny Cigarette Adverts


Funny Cigarette Adverts

Throughout the 1940s 50s and 60s cigarette advertising was the single most dominant force in the world of marketing. The influence of their early advertising campaigns on sales figures was phenomenal.

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Sexist Adverts


Sexist Adverts

The world of the advertising executive was for many years an amazing place filled with ground-breaking creativity, fuelled by consumers eager to get their hands on all sorts of household products. It was also fuelled by generous amounts of cash, alcohol and an excess of over-inflated male egos. Here are a few examples of how this heady cocktail sometimes mixed together to produce advertising campaigns which today would alienate at least 50% of the population.
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Weird and Scary Adverts


Weird and Scary Adverts

As the years pass by, some adverts suffer badly in their old age, attitudes can change and new research can reveal dangers we now all instantly recognise. And then there are those adverts that simply defy all explanation. These wonderfully weird, bizarre and somewhat scary ads deserve their place in history, if only for there mere odd-ball existence.
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