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80 years of Vintage Celebrity Ads • • •

It takes more than talent to have a long career in Hollywood, and our beloved stars of past and present have turned to many a lucrative endorsement deal to pump up their incomes and their images. Selling everything from fur coats to furniture to face cream, many of these ads have shaped our popular culture and influenced trends for decades. 

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Flakin' out with Loretta Lynn.

I remember the Crisco commercials with Loretta Lynn when I was growing up in the 80s. Those were the days... the days of every dinner consisting of cans and boxes transformed into "convenient" home-cooking... nevermind preservatives, chemicals and the trans-fat travesty. Back in the day, Crisco was what it was all about in the kitchen. You could fry up the chicken and whip up a pie from the same giant canister. 

This 1985 ad features Loretta's recipe for Chocolate  Angel Pie along with the promise that "Nothing's tastier 'cause nothing's flakier." And that's in quotes, folks, so believe!

Having a hard time tracking down the actual recipe... but I'm sure it's tasty. How can I be so sure you ask? Because "Crisco'll do you proud everytime."