Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Ehrich Weiss makes a name for himself

Houdini has always been used in advertising, both during his life and after his death. Here's an interesting ad from 1939 for "vikingized" coal. The illustration doesn't look much like Harry, but I am happy to see they got the spelling of his real name right.


Below are a few more adventures in Houdini advertising.

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    1. Indeed. Click the second related link for a nice Zam Buk ad.

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    2. I never saw that Zam-Buk ad before - that's fantastic!

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    3. Hardeen appeared in some Zam-Buk ads as well.

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