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Love at First Light: Smoker Romance in the Classic Age of Advertising
     

Love at First Light: Smoker Romance in the Classic Age of Advertising

by Key Porter Books
 

In days gone by, no movie star or media magnet would be caught dead without a cigarette. Smoking was sophisticated, exotic, sensual, decadent, and, above all, it promised romance. Advertising told us that smoking would make us irresistible to the opposite sex. Love at First Light offers a look at the sexual play of the cigarette ad from the 1920s to the

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In days gone by, no movie star or media magnet would be caught dead without a cigarette. Smoking was sophisticated, exotic, sensual, decadent, and, above all, it promised romance. Advertising told us that smoking would make us irresistible to the opposite sex. Love at First Light offers a look at the sexual play of the cigarette ad from the 1920s to the 1960s. Ranging from the blatantly hokey to the vaguely disturbing, sexual innuendo is never far away.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853754401
Publisher:
Prion
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Series:
Ad Nauseum
Edition description:
POSTCARD
Pages:
31
Sales rank:
1,034,809
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.46(d)

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