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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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Design for Dreaming (1956) | The Public Domain Review

Design for Dreaming (1956) | The Public Domain Review | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Over the top 1950s Populuxe advertisement for General Motors, set at their 1956 Motors Motorama. A woman falls asleep and dreams of a glorious future...
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download the film here http://archive.org/details/Designfo1956

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The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair (1939) / Historic Film / Video

The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair (1939) Creative Commons license: Public Domain 1939, sound, 55 min, Technicolor, 35mm. 

"This drama illustrates the contribution of free enterprise, technology, and Westinghouse products to the American way of life. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair pits an anti-capitalist bohemian artist boyfriend against an all-American electrical engineer who believes in improving society by working through corporations. The Middletons experience Westinghouse's technological marvels at the Fair and win back their daughter from her leftist boyfriend. Memorable moments: the dishwashing contest between Mrs. Modern and Mrs. Drudge; Electro, the smoking robot; and the Westinghouse time capsule. Production Company: Audio Productions Inc. Creative Commons license: Public Domain"

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You're a Creepy One, Elf on the Shelf

You're a Creepy One, Elf on the Shelf | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
An enumeration of everything that's wrong with the holiday toy
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Your very own Big Brother, be good or you won't get stuff...cause you must have more stuff, more stuff and more stuff or just be good because it makes you feel good

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