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Latest Additions

General Electric “G.E Lamps” ~ Lighting Adverts [1946-1947]

“Are Bulbsnatchers people?”
These ads for G.E Lamps, produced by General Electric, date from 1946-47 and featured different celebrities of the time “bulbsnatching”!

Bromo-Seltzer ~ Antacid Adverts [1940]

“The champ of headache remedies.”
These ads for Bromo-Seltzer antacid date from 1940, endorsed by various headache riddled celebrities of the time.

Royal Crown Cola ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1942-1948]

“RC tastes best!”
These full page colour ads for Royal Crown Cola date from 1942-48. Each ad featured well a known actress of the time and their current staring role.

Royal Crown Cola ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1943-1948]

“Best by taste test!”
These half-page, black, white and red ads for Royal Crown Cola date from 1943-48. Each ad featured well a known actress of the time and their current staring role.

Blackstone ~ Cigars Adverts [1944-1945]

“New sizes! New shapes! New pleasure!”
These ads for Blackstone Cigars date from 1944-45.

AMi ~ Jukebox Adverts [1960-1964]

“Exciting as a night on the town…”
These ads for AMi jukeboxes date from 1960-64.

Fashion Fair Cosmetics ~ Adverts [1975-1978]

“I’m just a soul singer from Detroit.”
These ads for Fashion Fair cosmetics date from 1975-78 and feature a variety of notable black women of the time.

Woodbury “Cold Cream” ~ Adverts [1941]

“Want a Morning Glory complexion? Take a Woodbury Beauty Nightcap tonight.”
These ads for Woodbury Cold Cream are all from 1941. Each one featured a different famous actress of the time, plus a mention of the film they were currently starring in.

Pond’s “Cold Cream” ~ Adverts [1958-1961]

“She’s busy… yet she’s beautiful… she uses Pond’s.”
These ads for Pond’s “Cold Cream” are from 1958-61 and feature famous actresses/models of the day, who were also busy mothers and wives.

Heublein’s Cocktails “Better Than Most People Make” ~ Adverts [1960’s]

“Most people can’t make cocktails as good as these – and I wish they wouldn’t try!”
These ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails date from 1964-67 and featured a large selection of famous actors of the time.

Heublein’s Cocktails: Bored and Happy Husband ~ Adverts [1960’s]

“What this country needs is a good 25¢ Martini!”
These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails date from 1961-63.

Heublein’s Cocktails: Vincent Price & Billy Pearson ~ Adverts [1950’s]

“Cocktails… for the holidays!”
In Nov-Dec 1956, Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails produced two ads featuring actors Vincent Price and Billy Pearson brandishing a cocktail pitcher.

Heublein’s Cocktails ~ Adverts [1950’s]

“Martinis on-the-rocks straight from the Heublein bottle.”
These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails are from 1957.

Heublein’s Cocktails & Cordials ~ Adverts [1950’s]

“Full strength – ready to serve.”
These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails are from 1955-56.

NatWest “Ade Edmonson” ~ Adverts [1980’s]

“Not everyone Ade Edmonson met was a complete and utter b…”
Young Ones character Vivian, played by comedian Ade Edmonson, advertised for Natwest bank in 1987 (print & TV).

Debbie Gibson “Natural Wonder Cosmetics” ~ Adverts [1980’s]

“Pretty was never so pure.”
These ads for Natural Wonder Cosmetics by Revlon are from 1988-90, during which time Debbie Gibson was spokeswoman.

Debbie Gibson “Electric Youth” Perfume ~ Adverts [1980’s]

“Electric Youth – The electric fragrance!”
These ads for Debbie Gibson’s “Electric Youth” perfume are from 1989-90. It was produced by Revlon and distributed by Natural Wonder Cosmetics, which Debbie Gibson advertised between 1988-90.

Philip Morris & I Love Lucy ~ Cigarette Adverts [1951-1954]

“Smoke for pleasure today. No Cigarette hangover tomorrow!”
Philip Morris cigarettes sponsored US TV show I Love Lucy from its premier on 15th October 1951, until Christmas 1954. As well as the TV ads, there were paper ads featuring the shows stars Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

Scintilla Satin Sheets ~ Adverts [1970’s]

“All things exotic in satin.”
These slightly saucy ads for Scintilla satin bedding are from 1970-75.

Chuck Norris “Action Jeans” ~ Adverts [1977-1991]

“The Secret? It’s in the crotch.”
Action Jeans (aka Kickin’ Jeans) were produced by Century Martial Arts from 1977 to 1991 and endorsed by Chuck Norris from 1981.

Acrilan ~ Womenswear Adverts [1955]

“A luxury sweater of Acrilan.”
These four ads for Acrilan are from 1955. Each advert featured a film star wearing an Acrilan sweater and the film they were currently staring in.

Foster Grant Sunglasses ~ Adverts [1960’s]

“Isn’t that Peter Sellers behind those Foster Grants?”
From around 1965-68, Foster Grant ran a series of adverts featuring movie stars of the day wearing their sunglasses. Each photo had a quote by the star underneath, plus a few paragraphs about how mysteriously cool shades were. And looking at the photos, it’s hard to disagree!