Here are a couple of great shots from the early 1960's detailing businesses within the Jack Wrather Corporation. Bet there are a few here most did not realize Jack Wrather owned.
Oh, man, does that display ever bring back memories! As a kid and teenager, every cent I earned that wasn't spent at Disneyland was spent on science-geek stuff from A.C. Gilbert.
Thanks for posting this Don!!!
"With the acquisition of Marvel and now of Lucasfilm,
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imagination or art. All you need is a brand."
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Wonderful, Don. Thanks for posting!
I remember Muzak... elevator music.
Originally Posted by Atari Adventure I remember Muzak... elevator music. Muzak was actually pretty profitable for Wrather. There is a list somewhere of all the things Muzak provided and it was much more than elevator music. I'll try to find that list.
Here are some details regarding Muzak:
The guy fourth from the left is a very handsome "mad men" from the past. Who is he?!?!
Thanks! I hope they had good AC
Great update! Thanks Big Don Stud.
Originally Posted by Micoofy Duck
The guy fourth from the left is a very handsome "mad men" from the past. Who is he?!?! That's Frank Bret who was a Wrather Co. executive. He is still alive (95 years old)!!
So I see the Lone Ranger, Lassie, the Disneyland Hotel, Muzak, Erector and Poise (the tampon company?!?).
Am I missing any?
Did somebody just hit on grandpa?
Originally Posted by jedited So I see the Lone Ranger, Lassie, the Disneyland Hotel, Muzak, Erector and Poise (the tampon company?!?).
Am I missing any? Poise was a newspaper supplement (Sunday papers) and targeted an audience for young girls. I have some info on the acquisition somewhere.
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