The Camel Walk*

Wilson Gray wilson.gray at RCN.COM
Fri Feb 4 22:12:39 UTC 2005

Jerrry E Kane quoted:

Line:   "I'd walk a mile for a Camel."
Brand:  Camel
Agency: N W Ayer
Year:   1921

To which I add:

"A smoker will walk a mile for *any* cigarette!"

Unfortunately, I no longer remember the source of this or even the
exact reading. Readers Digest? This Week? Some radio show? I read it or
heard it some time in the '40's.

In any case, as a recovering smokaholic with just a soupcon of
emphysema, I can attest to the truth of the addendum.

* The "camel walk" was a popular dance amongst the colored in the

-Wilson Gray

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