Mr Magoo shills GE lightbulbs

Posted: January 11, 2009 in Advertising, Animation, UPA
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Here’s an interesting tie in that UPA used to promote their 1959 film 1001 Arabian Nights starring Mr Magoo.

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We tend to think that this sort of cross-promoting is a recent phenomenon but has been happening almost since the first movie was made. Also throughout the 60s Magoo was used in a number of print ads and cross-promotions for GE lightbulbs.

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  1. […] previously posted some of the print ads featuring Magoo for GE (including this one and this one and this one and finally this one as well), and there was also an album of music for selling light bulbs to, but […]

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