These Mattel Toy Guns Had Saucer Men On The Run In The 1950s!

Mattel - Toy Guns
There is something reassuring to me about this TV commercial for Mattel’s toy guns, the Thunder Burp gun and the Mattel-O-Matic .30 caliber machine gun. It might be that at least in the 1950s you knew that Billy was waiting patiently in his bed in case of a Saucer Men invasion or it perhaps it’s that the invaders seemed pretty easy to trick.

[Via] TV Days


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