"...they will have made of the ridiculous a little religion, and out of Penguinity brought peace." - Eaton

March 28, 2010

When penguins worked for big tabacco

When penguins worked for tabacco companies

MatB explains, "Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company financed and promoted "Kool Penguins" to theater managers and chains as "amusing for grown-ups and a real laugh for the youngsters". The cartoon depicts an animated penguin battalion flying in from the South Pole to Kentucky where they participate in the production of Kool cigarettes. The penguins then drop cartons of cigarettes over New York City..."

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