Tag Archives: MAA blast from the past

MAA blasts from the past: Barclaycard, Carling and IKEA

Laurence Green writes today about ISBA’s new “collective trust initiative” recommending “making advertising welcome in people’s homes.” Actually this seems an update of Frank Lowe’s maxim that advertising was about “not just achieving sales success, but ensuring any advertiser entering ...

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MAA blast from the past: Bob Dylan in the Super Bowl

This is certainly a curiosity. Most people recall Eminem for Chrysler in Wieden+Kennedy’s 2011 Super Bowl ‘Born of fire’ spot. Here’s another ambitious effort from Chrysler on the same patriotic theme three years later. With Bob Dylan, no less. Agency ...

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MAA blast from the past: Tesco’s ‘cheerful sole’

As agencies wait for the call to pitch for Asda, here’s a blast from the past from MullenLowe which they’ve kindly posted on YouTube. All the way from 1995 when MullenLowe was far from a gleam in Interpublic’s eye, this ...

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MAA blast from the past: Clive Owen drives for BMW

Not that long ago it looked like high end ads were becoming more like films – then we had digital. Arguably the series that sparked the ‘ads as films’ genre was BMW ‘The Hire,’ featuring Clive Owen as a getaway ...

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MAA blast from the past: BMP’s Muhammad Ali – for Unigate?

BMP (plus its later manifestation adam&eveDDB), under the inimitable John Webster, was voted the best UK agency of all time by Campaign a few years back. This sparked outrage from supporters of CDP and BBH – but was probably correct. ...

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