Thursday, April 1, 2010

Ad for an ironic double feature ad

From The San Antonio Light, 1931.

My thanks to TDSH pal Kristin Dewey!


wich2 said...

That IS wild, Max - but the year's off. DeMille's film wasn't made til '32.

Happy Easter!

Mike C. said...

I love things like this... the unintended humor of the juxtaposition.

True, true story. In SoCal, when I was a wee lad of 17 or so, the famous Country Club rock venue not far from my house was holding a special event... The band Squeeze was performing, and their opening act was a then-up-and-coming phenom called The Hooters.

The marquis?


Do NOT try to convince me it wasn't on purpose.

Max the drunken severed head said...

Mike-- Did you follow the sign's advice?

I remember a stay in Toronto, and seeing a sign that read


I spent a whole year trying...

Max the drunken severed head said...

Craig-- Thanks for the correction!


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