Here’s a blast from the past. A montage of commercial sponsor bumpers from Twilight Zone episodes in the very early sixties. The whole thing runs about 10 minutes. By the way, note the American Tobacco Growers Assoc. spot with the fast talking auctioneer. When we were little, my brother and I thought that was high-larious. We used to try to imitate it and would end up howling with laughter. That memory was completely buried in my subconscious until I saw this reel.
Now I know why I involuntarily blurt out “Sold American!” when I see an auction on TV. Have a look:
Here’s a link in case the embedded player doesn’t work in your browser: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNVMG2307xU