Coffee Ads

Commercials from old time radio or television.
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Kitty wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Was it really that hard to make good coffee back then?
Well, it's wasn't rocket science I wouldn't think, but the commercials sure made it sound that way. :)

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Maxwell House ad from 1921. I guess the poor guy in the back has brand B? :(
I didn't realize they made tea, too.
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That slogan really had some staying power.

I'd love to try their tea. Wonder what it tasted like?
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Wilkins coffee ads are... Different.
https://youtu.be/LmhIizQQol0
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:lol: Yes, I remember seeing those a long time ago. The only product I ever seen that used violent threats on a regular basis to sell a product. :)

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donnie wrote:
Wed Jun 16, 2021 9:37 pm
:lol: Yes, I remember seeing those a long time ago. The only product I ever seen that used violent threats on a regular basis to sell a product. :)
I thought it was so interesting that he was a prototype for Kermit --- and that's Jim Henson doing the voice. You can hear it if you know that!
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Yes! Immediately recognizable.

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