Well, it’s Father’s Day.What better way to revel in your above-average parenting skills then guffaw at these ridiculous cellophane ads that appeared in the Saturday Evening Post from the 1930s to the 1950s. It took advertisers two decades to figure out that showing pictures of babies wrapped in cellophane was a bad marketing ploy.
Retronaut featured a collection of some jaw dropping ads that, if printed today, would put the “One Million mums” watchdog in more of a tizzy than a new Ellen DeGeneres campaign for J.C. Penney.
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