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Highlight: Commercials from the 1950s and 1960s

Wednesday, August 02, 2006 8/02/2006 10:45:00 AM

While we love all the fresh content that gets uploaded to Google Video, we get really excited to see archival material put online. Today's highlight is a fantastic reel with 25 minutes of TV commercials from the 1950s and 1960s, for everything from shampoo to beer.

Today's Highlighted Video

Click here to watch "Television Commercials (1950s-1960s)"
A collection of vintage ads in public domain and available to download at Internet Archive.
25 min

And here are some of our favorites from the video: a delightful spot for Heinz Pickles and an odd ad for Bactine. (It's easy to create a link to a spot in a video)

New videos appearing on the Google Video Top 100 list for August 2, 2006:

33. Click here to watch "Ice Sculpture"
Awesome Ice Sculpture in the making
2 min

70. Click here to watch "Skater lands in a real bad way. OUCH!"
This rollerblader finds himself in a very uncomfortable position upon landing a trick.
12 sec

87. Click here to watch "The REF Owns the ring"
This fighter throws the ref a pop and gets owned.
40 sec

To watch more top videos, visit Google Video's Top 100 and Movers and Shakers.