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It's hard to believe that cigarette ads used to be on television, but they sure did until 1970.

Not only the ads themselves are odd, the general idea of selling cigarettes over tv I mean, but look at the marketing techniques used....featuring well known characters even back then.

I thought I'd just supply some of the more outlandish ones out there that I could find.

Did you remember others? What were some of the more amazing ones you recall?

Winston’s Cigarette

Camel Cigarettes

Kool Cigarettes

Lucky Strike

Pall Mall

Chesterfield Cigarettes

Philip Morris

Originally posted to Thats Entertainment on Sat May 21, 2011 at 08:05 PM PDT.

Also republished by Electronic America: Progressives Film, music & Arts Group.

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