Disturbing Vintage Advertisements

These vintage advertisements are so disturbing its very surprising that these were real advertisement back in the days.

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Hmmm, parents were anxious about different things in the 1920s. Illustration from 1923 Popular Science Monthly.

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  • Elizabeth Donnelly

    Actually, the actor who played the bellhop in the Phillip Morris ads was an adult working as a bellboy for a NY hotel when he was discovered by an ad agency for the Phillip Morris company. He barely stood 4′ tall and looked like a child, but he was over 20 years old when he began making the commercials.