[Ads-l] Archetypal Advertisement: Eat at Joe's

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 1 19:27:44 EST 2017


A Terrytoons cartoon produced in 1934 - "Joe's Lunch Wagon" - has a flock of suspiciously Mickey Mouse-looking characters flying with sandwich-board wings and then marching around "Joe's Lunch Wagon" with "Eat at Joe's" sandwich boards:


Joe's Lunch Wagon - youtube<https://youtu.be/_2_BoqpeKF8?t=29>.

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On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 6:23 PM, Baker, John <JBAKER at stradley.com> wrote:

> Of course, "Joe sent me" is entirely different from "Eat at Joe's."


That's why I preceded my comments with

> Apropos of nothing,

lest it be thought that I was trying to make some relevant point. I was
considering the addition of "GI _Joe_." Fortunately, I didn't.


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