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Meet Mr. Product: The Art of the Advertising Character
by Warren Dotz
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0811835898, Paperback)Here in Meet Mr. Product youll find a vibrantly colorful tribute to such pop-culture icons as the Jolly Green Giant, natty Mr. Peanut, the cute little Morton Salt Girl, and the countless other advertising characters who have been helping us navigate the grocery aisles and choose our products for years. Offering up a bustling gallery of over 500 spokescharacters, this chunky compendium charts the origins and development of the advertising character and gives brief glimpses into some of their most intimate secrets. (Did you know that the Michelin Man has been spotted with glamorous ladies on his arm? Or that Bordens Elsie the Cow was married to Elmer of household glue fame?) Famous faces and a host of recently rediscovered characters fill Meet Mr. Products pages to bursting.
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"Here in Meet Mr. Product you'll find a vibrantly colorful tribute to these pop-culture icons. Offering up fascinating tidbits on hundreds of spokes-characters, this chunky compendium profiles the origination of the characters, their evolution, and their most intimate secrets. (Did you know that the Michelin Man has been spotted with glamorous ladies on his arm? Or that Borden's Elsie the Cow is married to Elmer of household glue fame?) Famous faces and a host of recently rediscovered-characters fill Meet Mr. Product's pages to bursting."--BOOK JACKET.
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