2 Comments on “Orson Welles Japanese Whiskey Ads.”

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  1. James H says:

    These ads spiked Orson Welles popularity in Japan for several years and they continued to use representations of him in print ads well after they stopped airing the commercials.
    A few years later, after adding other American celebrities to their stable of spokespeople (like Jerry Lewis), they would use print ads depicting Orson on a “Mount Rushmore” of past spokespersons.
    :/
    More than you wanted to know, I’m sure.

  2. Chris says:

    Actually, James, that is super-awesome. Thank you for sharing.

    - Chris

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