January 17, 2019: Direct From Our Showroom

There are seven additions today, all from March 1955.

There's one addition to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 2:

Wednesday, 3/16/55 ad, for The 1954 Pan American Road Race (See a Live TV Show Direct From Our Showroom...Irv Pollock's big "Million-Dollar Spring Spectacular...Irv Pollock, Inc., Ohio's largest Lincoln-Mercury dealer.

There are two additions to the 1950s Detroit TV Station ads in The Blade Gallery:

Thursday, 3/17/55 ad, for "Burlesque" on Shower of Stars, starring Dan Dailey and Marilyn Maxwell, sponsored by Chrysler Corporation.

Two Wednesday, 3/30/55 ads, for The Academy Awards Show, sponsored by Oldsmobile Dealers, including Banham Oldsmobile in Toledo. The show was also carried on WSPD-AM radio.

There are two additions to The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Friday, 3/4/55 picture of "Serene Star" Cyd Charisse.

Thursday, 3/31/55 "On The Beam" column by Ray Oviatt, "Looking At Darker Side Of Television." Topics included: DuMont scheduling fewer shows, The U.S. Steel Hour changing networks, and WXYZ-TV, Channel 7 iincreasing its power.

There are also two "other" ads...

One addition to the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery 2:

Tuesday, 3/1/55 full-page ad, for Pepsi-Cola (Thank You, Toledo for a 140% increase in...sales).

One addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Friday, 3/18/55 ad, for Motorola TV (Important information...Many electronic discoveries resulting from our pioneering in color TV are built into the new Motorola black and white sets right now.)

More 1955 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...