Miss 'Mad Men' Already? Reminisce With These Real '60s Commercials

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

Fans of AMC's hit series will get a kick out of these goofy ads that ran on TV in the 1950s and 1960s. From Corn Flakes to Alka-Seltzer, this reel from the Prelinger Archive is full of cheesy slogans, jingles, and copy writing. Can't get enough? Watch more commercials from the time period here

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