Friday, August 29, 2014

Colgate Tooth Powder

With Chlorophyll?!

1952 magazine ad.


Here's the cover of the June, 1944 issue of Movie Life magazine with Hedy Lamarr.

Still More Connie

Here's a lobby card for the 1937 Hal Roach Studios-produced and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer-released comedy classic "Topper," starring Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, and Roland Young in the title role of the befuddled Cosmo Topper.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

More Connie

Here's the cover of the February, 1936 issue of Hollywood magazine with Constance Bennett on the cover.

Here's Rita!

Here's an old advertisement for Max Factor cosmetics as seen in the October 11, 1943 issue of Life magazine, featuring Rita Hayworth, who was at the time starring in the Columbia picture "Cover Girl" with Gene Kelly and Jinx Falkenburg, amongst others.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Preseason Polls: Ducks #3 In Coaches' Poll, #4 In AP Rankings; Beavers Get Some Support

The Oregon Ducks ranked third in the Associated Press (media) preseason college football poll (with one first-place vote), fourth in the USA Today/Coaches poll (also with one first-place vote; Florida State and Alabama are ranked #1 and #2 in both polls; Oklahoma ranked third in the Coaches' poll, fourth in the AP rankings). 

The Oregon State Beavers received support in both rankings.  They would be ranked tied for 41st place in the AP poll, tied for 46th in the Coaches' rankings.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Obafemi Martins Helps Sounders Sink Timbers In Cascadia Cup Clash In Portland

At Portland, Oregon:

Obafemi Martins scored twice (18', 76') and assisted on Clint Dempsey's goal in the 34th minute on Sunday as the Seattle Sounders regained the lead in Major League Soccer's Supporters Shield race with a 4-2 Cascadia Cup road win over the Portland Timbers.

With the defeat, the Timbers blew another chance to move into the Western Conference's playoff spots.

Portland will visit the Vancouver Whitecaps in another Cascadia Cup contest this coming Saturday at 7:30 PM Pacific Time (Timbers Television Network).

Despite Losing Starting QB, Riders Still Top Lions In Vancouver For Fifth Straight Win

At Vancouver, British Columbia:

Despite losing starting quarterback Darian Durant at halftime to an injury, the Saskatchewan Roughriders (6-2), with backup quarterback Tino Sunseri completing eight of 13 passes for 86 yards and a touchdown, defeated the British Columbia Lions (5-4) 20-16 in Sunday Canadian Football League action for their fifth straight victory.

Saturday, August 23, 2014


At Cleveland:

In front of 18,404 fans at Quicken Loans Arena, quarterback---and game Most Valuable Player---Nick Davila completed 19 of 24 passes for 237 yards and eight touchdowns on Saturday night as the Arizona Rattlers manhandled the top-seeded Cleveland Gladiators 72-32 to win ArenaBowl XVII and their third consecutive Arena Football League championship.

It was the Rattlers' fifth AFL title overall and the most lopsided match in ArenaBowl history.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Time To Re-Tire, Again, Fisk Boy

Here's a 1951 Saturday Evening Post ad for Fisk Tires, which had been purchased some 11 years earlier by the United States Rubber Company.

That's a good-size tire the Fisk Boy has in his possession.

Time To Re-Tire

1925 magazine ad for Fisk Tires, including the legendary Fisk Boy.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

So, That's How It All Began

Here's a 1951 magazine advertisement for Post Sugar Crisp cereal, which had just gone on the market.  This ad features the Three Sugar Bears, Handy, Dandy, and Candy.  By the early 1960s, they would be replaced as spokesmen for the cereal by some pimp-smooth sweater-wearing character came across as a combo of Bing Crosby and Dean Martin.