Dedications: My four late friends Rory, Stan, Bryan, Jeff - shine on you crazy diamonds, they would have blogged too. Then theres Garry from Brisbane, Franco in Milan, Mike now in S.F. / my '60s-'80s gang: Ned & Joseph in Ireland; in England: Frank, Des, Guy, Clive, Joe & Joe, Ian, Ivan, Nick, David, Les, Stewart, the 3 Michaels / Catriona, Sally, Monica, Jean, Ella, Anne, Candie / and now: Daryl in N.Y., Jerry, John, Colin, Martin and Donal.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

1966 - an anti-smoking ad !

Everyone smoked in 1966, or so it seemed. I tried it myself but thankfully never got hooked, and being a pretentious young movie buff, the brand I had to be seen with was those French Gauloises or cool Menthol, trendy or what? ..... here is an amusing ad from the back page of a 1966 "Films & Filming" magazine .... I hope it got some to give up that disgusting habit .... and buy a nice record player instead ! (you may need a magnifying glass to read the text...)

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