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MAA blast from past: ad maestro Orson Welles at work

My friend George Parker reminds us that, contrary to what we asked here, there has been at least one good wine campaign – Orson Welles for Paul Masson: ‘we will sell no wine before its time.’ In Adscam and also ...

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MAA blast from the past: Air France (remember when you could do this?)

You can still fly of course (if masochism’s your thing) but the days when BETC Paris could orchestrate all kinds of oh-la-la for Air France seem a lifetime away. Here’s probably the best known from 2015. And one of those ...

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MAA blast from the past: the man your man could smell like

Can it really be ten years since Wieden+Kennedy achieved the unlikely feat of making Old Spice and brand owner Procter & Gamble fashionable? But actor and former American footballer Isaiah Mustafa did the trick, thereby setting lots of agency creatives ...

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MAA blast from the past: Ronseal enters the language

Back in the day London agency Howell Henry Chaldecott Lury was the hottest in town: the ultimate ambassadors of the Dave Trott school of advertising. People still remember its Tango ads but this seemingly modest effort for Ronseal from Dave ...

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