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Classic TV: The 50s
: early candy commercials
early candy commercials
4 years ago
(September 29, 2015 07:17 AM)
Member since March 2005
"This is a camel, the ship of the desert. He can go a week without drinking any water. He something something something something. What more could a camel want?"
"I want a Clark Bar."
BOOM bi bi BOOM bi bi BOOM bi bi "I am the King of the candy bars. Chocolate covered Peter Paul Mounds."
"Chunky! What a chunka chawklit!"
"B.O.---N.O.---M.O., Bonomo. Oh, oh, oh, it's Bonomo, candy."
"M&M melts in your mouth, not in your hands"
"Good and Plenty, Good and Plenty"
"As a cereal it's dandy, for snacks it's so handy, or eat it like candy. Post Sugar Crisp."
There were other candies which I don't remember having filmed commercials, but the announcer, like Rex Marshall, held a Three Musketeers Bar or a Mars Bar, or a Mason Mint in his hand while he talked it up.
Re: early candy commercials
4 years ago
(September 29, 2015 09:23 AM)
Member since January 2006
I remember Peter Paul doing a combined spot for Mounds and Almond Joy. "Sometimes, you feel like a nut. Sometimes, you don't."
Otherwise, other than the "M&M melts in your mouth...," which you already mentioned, I can't recall any specific slogans. I'll think.
When Peanut M&M's were introduced, one commercial featured a peanut who was sunning himself beside a swimming pool of chocolate, before he took a dip. When he got out, he reached for a yellow towel ... which he threw over himself, and it turned into a yellow sugar shell.