Incredibly, some ancient tobacco commercials are being unearthed once again on YouTube –most notably the Flintstones Winston cigarette commercial of the early 60’s. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZvHiiWFbBU
I’ve shown this to a few friends and invariably their reaction is one of shock and awe –about how powerfully influential those old cigarette commercials were / and still are.
Fortunately much of our enlightened advertising community has evolved into more rational thinking creatures since prehistoric Bedrock daze. Here is the smoking gun proof: