13 Vintage Commercials That Show Just How Trendy Smoking Once Was
If you or someone you know thinks smoking is sexy, you may have seen one of these ads before.Â
The dancing cigarette pack was just as memorable as this dirty commercial.Â
The images of cowboys in the Marlboro commercial are considered some of the most iconic in modern advertising.Â
The sophisticated couple that starred in the L&M commercial aimed to appeal to a more mature customer.
This 1960's commercial is known for its iconic jingle.Â
Viewers grammar policed this commercial for it's lyrics, â€œtastes good like a cigarette should,â€ and writers extended it to ask â€œWhat do you wantâ€”good grammar or good taste?â€
Lark's, "Show us your Lark," tagline may have been a little crude but it was memorable.Â
The song in the Benson & Hedges commercial got to be so popular that it ended up on Top 40 charts.Â
Raleigh buyers were after both the cigarettes in the pack and the collection of coupons that grew with every purchase of a new pack.Â
These stylish, James Bond-inspired cigarettes got the approval of the National Organization of Women.Â
Virginia Slims were marketing to women during the 1970's women's liberation movement.Â
Newport's were supposed to be "smoother than any other menthol cigarettes."Â
People loved the Turkish tobacco so much that the song lyrics stated people would "walk a mile for a camel."
People in the 60's loved the flavor of Tareyton's.Â
Kool Cigarettes appealed to women with their "Lady Be Kool" campaign in the 70's.