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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by donnie » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:52 pm

Ok! :D

Apparently these mint elf looking creatures with the pointed hats were a longtime feature in their advertising.
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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by Kitty » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:26 pm

You know how I feel about mascots!

That "Mother Goose Up-To-Date" poem is interesting.
"Yankee Doodle went to town
In his little auto---
Thought he'd get his girl a treat
Beneficial, lasting, sweet---
Saw a sign and took the hint
And bought a pack of double mint!"
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by donnie » Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:26 pm

Kitty wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:26 pm
You know how I feel about mascots!
Yes, I do. :D These are pretty nifty ones. Concerning Mother Goose, there seems also to have been a series of ads based on those stories.
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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by Kitty » Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:55 pm

Mother Goose is another passion of mine! There actually was an 1895 book called Mother Goose Up To Date with silly more 'modern' variations on the rhymes. Of course, it goes without saying that Wrigley made up their own for these ads! :lol:
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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by donnie » Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:06 pm

Here are a couple more that seem to be nursery rhyme related. I can't read the upper print on the bottom one, though. I like the little pointy heads. They remind me of Hi-Tension in the Worry-Go-Round book that I was fascinated by as a child. (I'll have to make a thread about that.)
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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by donnie » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:14 pm

Two aesthetically pleasing ones. Notice they ditched the "artificial" on the Juicy Fruit.
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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by Kitty » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:23 pm

Oh, man! I wish hats were a more common thing in today's society. 😍
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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by donnie » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:20 pm

Here's another Wrigley, an interesting and rather strange one. Notice the extravagant claims at the bottom...and the Wrigley eyes. :shock:
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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by Kitty » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:28 pm

Woww! That one's fantastic. Imagine that one in person.
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Re: Beautiful Ads

Post by donnie » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:34 am

I've noticed these "Sweetheart of the Corn" ads before. What's the deal with that? Maybe they use the tender center of the corn kernel, the "heart" in their cereal, and the sweetheart on the package symbolizes that? Or maybe she was just a mascot? Anyway, beautiful ads.
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