My Scrapbook Real Ads for Real Detective Schools No, really! You too can learn a lucrative and fascinating trade from the comfort of your own home. And all the “Professionally Modernized” details are absolutely FREE! Experience unnecessary. All these vintage ads were salvaged from the back pages of old pulps and other magazines from the forties and … Continue reading You, Too, Can Be a Real-Life Private Eye!
My Scrapbook: S.S. Van Dine for Hiram Walker Gin
My Scrapbook S.S. Van Dine for Hiram Walker Gin Here’s another example of Madison Avenue invading the Shamus Game, in this 1938 newspaper ad featuring bestselling American mystery author S.S. Van Dine for Hiram Walker Gin. It joins such classic examples as Kookie from 77 Sunset Strip shilling for for Harley-Davidson and Sam Spade playing … Continue reading My Scrapbook: S.S. Van Dine for Hiram Walker Gin
My Scrapbook: Newspaper Ad for Roadhouse Nights
My Scrapbook Newspaper Ad for the 1930 film Roadhouse Nights Based on Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest This ad was from the March 12, 1930 issue of The Sheboygan Press, from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and proudly proclaims that Roadhouse Nights was declared to be the best picture of the month by Milwaukee papers. The pre-code gangster flick, … Continue reading My Scrapbook: Newspaper Ad for Roadhouse Nights
My Scrapbook: Hey, this McGee guy sounds interesting. Anyone read him?
My Scrapbook An ad from the June 1964 issue of Cavalier