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A Modern Annoyance?

May 7th, 2013 by ccrouch

Think those annoying pre show commercials are a recent addition to the movie going experience? Well, here is a 1947 trade publication advertisement for the Movie Advertising Bureau, promoting the benefits of running sixty to eighty second spots in movie theatres. Yes, even in the “good old days”, there were television style commercials, hawking everything from Ford’s latest automobile to do-it-yourself fabric dying with RIT.


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