I guess saying, “things were different then” is a little bit of an understatement. Everybody smoked, and they smoked a lot. So much so that you could actually mail a carton of cigarettes with a pre-printed Christmas message. All the big stars pushed their brand – even ex-president Ronald Reagan smoked Chesterfields.
Ronal Reagan for Chesterfields
Santa says "Guard Agaisnt Throat-Scratch" with Pall Mall
Creepy Santa recommends Luck Strikes - "Luckies are easy on my throat"
Joan Crawford brings Lucky Strikes
Cesterfields - "Give the cigarette that satisfies"
Camels and Prince Albert - The perfect holiday gift
Lucky Strikes - "Light up a Lucky - it's light up time!"
Chesterfields - Bing Crosby, Arthur Godfrey, Bob Hope & Perry Como
May All Your Dreams Come True - with Marlboro
Chesterfield they Satisfy
Camels - "Merry Christmas - Pleasant Smoking"