RE: [Videolib] Movies about Advertising in the plot

Beasley, Sarah (beasleys@carnegielibrary.org)
Thu, 8 Dec 2005 12:35:38 -0500

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Cary Grant also plays an ad exec in North by Northwest, though I don't
recall if there are really any scenes depicting that. =20
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How about In Good Company? That's kind of more ad sales though. =20
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There's also that great sequence in the Hudsucker Proxy that shows the
whole process of developing the hula hoop, including the marketing
department trying to come up with the right name and the right price
point. =20
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Is Bill Murray's character in advertising in Scrooged? Can't remember.
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They Live (John Carpenter) is sort of about advertising - subliminal
messages and all. =20
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Sarah Beasley=20
Manager, Film and Audio Department=20
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh=20
4400 Forbes Avenue=20
Pittsburgh, PA 15213=20
412.622.1918=20
beasleys@carnegielibrary.org=20

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In "Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House" Cary Grant is an advertising
exec who comes up with slogans at home...

"Corrina, Corrina" has the Jello jingle sections

"What Women Want" set in an ad agency...

Stephanie J. Gates -- Acquisitions Assistant =20
Media and Technology Support Services (MediaTech)
203 Special Services Building, State College, PA 16803
863-3103 / 800-826-0132 / alternate email: sjg13@psu.edu
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Cary Grant also plays an ad exec in North by Northwest, though = I don't=20 recall if there are really any scenes depicting that.  =
 
How about In Good Company?  That's kind of more ad = sales=20 though. 
 
There's also that great sequence in the Hudsucker Proxy that = shows the=20 whole process of developing the hula hoop, including the marketing=20 department trying to come up with the right name and the right = price=20 point. 
 
Is Bill Murray's character in advertising in = Scrooged?  Can't=20 remember.
 
They Live (John = Carpenter) is sort of=20 about advertising - subliminal messages and all. =20
 

Sarah Beasley
Manager, Film and Audio Department
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
4400=20 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA = 15213=20
412.622.1918
beasleys@carnegielibrary.org

 



From: = videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu=20 [mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of = Stephanie=20 Gates
Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 10:29 = AM
To:=20 videolib@library.berkeley.edu
Subject: Re: [Videolib] Movies = about=20 Advertising in the plot

In "Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House" Cary = Grant is=20 an advertising exec who comes up with slogans at = home...

"Corrina,=20 Corrina" has the Jello jingle sections

"What Women Want" set in = an ad=20 agency...

Stephanie J.=20 Gates -- Acquisitions Assistant 
Media and Technology Support = Services=20 (MediaTech)
203 Special Services Building, State College, PA=20 16803
863-3103 / 800-826-0132 / alternate email: sjg13@psu.edu
www.libraries.psu.edu/mtss

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