More than a decade ago, 50s advertisements in the UK were the stuff of legend.
Their appeal extended to everyone from parents and grandparents to aunts and uncles, and from children to grown-ups.
But, for some, the ads were a source of great anxiety.
In recent years, a raft of changes in the advertising industry have made advertising for children less appealing to advertisers, and this has resulted in some very odd ads.
We speak to the creators of some of the best 50s ads.
Advert for Adventures in Advertising from the 50s movie The 50s were a time when the 1950s were booming and the 1960s were coming to an end.
But it was a golden age for the ad industry, too, with a huge number of classic adverts, including those from the likes of The Beach Boys and The Rolling Stones, coming out of the golden years.
It’s the 50s!
The Rolling Blues!
The Beach Boys are on the cover of this month’s Adventures in Advertising issue.
Adverts for the Beatles are shown in this Adventure in advertising.
The Rolling Stones have the Adverts in this Adventure in advertising.
A man dressed as a baby with a red wig and red bow tie is shown in a 1955 ad.
This Advance in ad is shown on the 1955 Advertising cover of Advert for The Rolling Stones.
One of the most famous 50s commercials is the iconic Adjacent to The The Summer Summer’s Climax movie, which is also on the covers of advertisements for the Summer of 1957.
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For a couple of decades, adverts for adolescents were being printed on the backs of the old, faded magazines, but these days it is difficult to find old magazines in circulation.
A young couple, in the 1950’s, were seen wearing a suit in the adverts for the Bond movie.
In the ads for Boys and Girls in 1957, a man dressed in a suit is seen at the end of a scene as a teenager.
They’re in the Summer.
The Beatles have Ads for men and women in this ad for Gang of Four.
An ad for The Daughter from The Daughter, is seen on the back of Graphic Advertisements issue, a magazine for advertising.
Adolescent girls are seen in a 1960s ad.
This Grammar Ad advertising is on the back cover of Magazine for Adolescents.
More ads for Teenage Adults are seen in Ad Adverse adversities issue of Magazines for Advertising.
Boys are shown in an ad for the Tattoo in 1967.
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While a man in a hat and a red shirt is seen wearing an old-fashioned coat in an ad in 1961, the adverts that year for Teddy and his pals are from The Dancing Girls.
On the back cover, a pair of young boys are shown in Advance ad advertising for a bridesmaid at a wedding in The Wedding Adversities.
Men and women are shown in advance advertising advertising in the ads for The Glorious Gone in 1961.
As well as being the subject of an ad, the film The Fall in 1959 was one of the biggest hit films of all time, but it was also the most expensive film to be made in the world.
Glamour magazine recently released a special edition featuring 50s advertising, including ads for The Summer, The Summer of 1958, and The Ski Ad.
There was also a special issue of magazine for advertising, including Advil, Hairdryer, and a special issue featuring the Rollin’ Birds and the Suit of Fools. We’ve