What's Your Poison?: Addictive Advertising of the '40s-'60s

What's Your Poison?: Addictive Advertising of the
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Book Details

  • 175 Pages
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Publisher: Collector's Press



Description by OLDIES.com:

GOVERNMENT WARNING: (1) According to the SURGEON GENERAL, only people with a good sense of humor should read this book. (2) The advertisements found in this book have been proven to inspire shock, laughter, disbelief, and spirited conversation. (3) Do not attempt to drive or operate heavy machinery while reading this book.

The cigarette and alcohol advertisements of the 1940s-1960s touted improved health, distinction, and endless pleasure. Fresh-faced co-eds hawked everything from six-packs to clean filters, and clean-shaven suburbanites sipped top-shelf liquor. What's Your Poison? is a rose-colored retrospective of the advertising machine that hooked a generation. Settle in with a nightcap and discover the carefree days when smoking was doctor recommended and it was a civic duty to support American beer manufacturers!

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Product Info:

  • ISBN: 1933112026
  • EAN: 826210000322
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