April 20, 2011: Prelude to War

All of today's twenty additions are from April and May, 1965. There are eleven in the Channel 11 gallery including a Thursday, 4/15/65 ad for Prelude to War (Adolf Hitler), a one-hour documentary, a Wednesday, 5/5/65 ad for Richard Diamond (David Janssen) which channel 11 showed instead of Our Private World on CBS and a Friday, 5/21/65 ad for Japan: A New Dawn Over Asia, a syndicated, one-hour special. There are eight more for movies on Hollywood Spectacular, Night Owl Theater, The One O'Clock Movie, The Big Show and Friday Night at the Movies. There's a Saturday, 4/17/65 ad for "Mother is a Freshman" (Loretta Young), a Monday, 4/19/65 ad for "Hong Kong Confidential" (Gene Barry), a Tuesday, 4/20/65 ad for "The Road to Zanzibar" (Big Crosby, Bob Hope) and a Wednesday, 4/21/65 ad for "South Sea Woman" (Burt Lancaster). There's also a Friday, 4/23/65 ad for "The Iron Mistress" (Alan Ladd), a Saturday, 5/1/65 ad for "Sea Wife" (Richard Burton, Joan Collins), a Saturday, 5/8/65 ad for "Streets of Laredo" (William Holden) and a Thursday, 5/13/65 ad for "The Case Against Brooklyn" (Darren McGavin). There are two in the Channel 13 gallery, a Saturday, 4/17/65 ad for Easter Pontifical Mass From Rosary Cathedral and a Thursday, 4/29/65 ad for World's Fair Entertainment Special on ABC (Gordon and Sheila MacRae). There are two WCWA-AM 1230 ads in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Tuesday, 4/20/65 ad (WTOL Radio is now WCWA Seaway Radio) and a Wednesday, 4/28/65 ad. There are four more in the Other Vintage ads gallery. There's a Wednesday, 4/21/65 ad for McDonald's (One Billion Sold), another 4/21/65 ad for Seagram's Seven Crown & 7-Up (Together they create quite a stir), a Thursday, 4/22/65 full-page ad for Sunoco (8 new gasolines in the Custom-Blended pump) and a Monday, 5/17/65 ad for Sinclair Gasoline (Put Dino Power in your engine). There's also one story in the Random Pages gallery, a Monday, 5/17/65 Toledo Blade story on the Lloyd Thaxton Show being added by Channel 50 in Detroit. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...