Re: Speaking Of GREAT Singing "Lucky" Commercials....


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Posted ByGary on March 15, 2002 at 20:33:46:

In Reply to: Re: Speaking Of GREAT Singing "Lucky" Commercials.... posted bykurt on March 15, 2002 at 18:53:22:

: On the whole, though, I think he much preferred that the public remembered him for hawking Jell-O. There's a memorable gag about that in one of his "Lucy Show" appearances!

Come on, don't leave me hanging! What was the gag?

I heard that Stan Freeberg, whose show was cancelled for lack of sponsors, was approached by Lucky Strike. Any truth of that?

You know, I'm a bit of a youngin' (33)so when I hear those ads, I just think how incredibly naive we were back then to believe that smoking was harmless. But it sounds like some feel that Jack and others were aware of the negative effects of smoking and sold the product anyway. What gives?

Thanks,

g


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