Category Archives: Advertisements

Thursday Thunder: The New Westinghouse Frost-Free Fridge

“All of the ladies come over to see Marge’s new Westinghouse refrigerator” Back in the ancient, early days of television, commercials were longer, and they were live! Aside from some really bad lighting, there was ample opportunity for things to go … Continue reading

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Tuesday Table: Great Coffee Commercials That Left a Bad Taste

A womans job was simple in the Atomic Age: cook, clean, raise your kids and please your husband. With these few, easy requirements defining a house wifes existence, it’s no wonder a woman naturally felt incompetent when her loving husband … Continue reading

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Thursday Thunder: Electric Cooking Television Commercials

After World War II, there was a speedy expansion, if not an outright exodus, from city living to suburban sprawl across the United States. With new homes came new technologies, and improved household working conditions for women. An explosion of new … Continue reading

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Advertisements: Cheerios

Here’s a TV commercial with a snappy jingle, sure to encourage you to get right out there and buy a box of Cheerios. TODAY!  

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Advertisements: Chef Boyardee

Here’s an old black and white commercial for Chef Boyardee boxed spaghetti dinners. Continue reading

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Old Coke Commercials

Here is Marilyn Monroe plugging for Coke: This commercial is actually part of the TV show “Coke Time”, and is 7 minutes long, with Eddie Fisher crooning a song following the commercial.

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