Creepy and deceptive paper towel ad from 1962

Creepy and deceptive paper towel ad from 1962 
This Northern Towels advertisement
 features a "cleanup man" 


optical illusion.
(Click to enbiggen)

It’s deceptive advertising.

And if you really liked this guy, you could order a set of 3 portraits of Northern’s little "All American Boys" for 25 cents.

One thought on “Creepy and deceptive paper towel ad from 1962”

  • Geoff Spamfield says:

    Hi, I’m not sure how the optical illusion in that ad works but it sure is one hell of a scary advertisement. The boy looks like Chuckie the doll! That is a big no-no in any bespoke packaging, I’d reckon.

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