The short film, Bottle of Magic, traces the development of the electron tube from the pioneering efforts of such scientists as Lee de Forest, Thomas Edison, and John Fleming, then demonstrates the role the tube has played in our society. A very informative and very retro film.
[via] AT&T Archives
Get an AT&T branded phone.
Maybe an AT&T typewriter.
They may have an AT&T computer.. that would be sweet.
This place has all the expensive gift ideas on your Christmas list!
See it is funny because nothing is going right for this guy and the only thing he can count on is AT&T. It is the ONLY thing we can ALL count on. HAIL AT&T!
This montage of AT&T ads came from a 1993 Newsweek CD-ROM, when Newsweek thought that one day, magazines would be sent to you in CD-ROM form, sponsored with ads. It’s an interesting view of the future, narrated by Tom Selleck.
I have finally got a little time to start dealing with all the commercials I have wanted to digitize. I did 22 today, which I will be posting during the month. So far, this one for AT&T from 1987, is my favorite. What is not to love. Its got
Robert Stack Cliff Robertson, those funky bubble covered pay phones and some of the best computer style graphics this side of Tron. Brilliant.