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For. Television Commercials #52724

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 21, 1978
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(Studio) Controversy over television commercial in Manila, Philippines, noted; ad is taken off because prime minister of Thailand is visiting and it is unlawful in Thailand to ridicule baldness and ad apparently does so. Yul Brynner noted. television commercials not just American phenomena.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(New York City) Report on use and product of foreign television commercials. Cited as exs. are ads from Japan, Australia, Belgium,France and West Germany; ads shown. Products mentioned are "Cosmopolitan" magazine and Bonus detergent; other items mentioned are art of Kung Fu, the "Mona Lisa" and International Air Check, which sells ads to ad agencies in 9 cntrys., after adding English to commercial.
REPORTER: John Martin

Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry

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