Spaghetti Tree hoax commercial

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Spaghetti Tree hoax commercial

PostSun Aug 23, 2015 9:51 am

C'mon be honest, did you at any time fall for the Spaghetti-grows-on-tree commercial back in the 50s-80s? I wasn't aware of the original April Fools 1957 version but later ones in color were running full steam in the 70s and 80s. I know many remember these commercials. I believe the later ones had to do with a Spaghetti meat sauce or what not.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaghetti-tree_hoax

https://www.google.com/search?q=spaghet ... sACn&dpr=1
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Re: Spaghetti Tree hoax commercial

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Re: Spaghetti Tree hoax commercial

PostSun Sep 06, 2015 2:26 am

sepiatone wrote: the original April Fools 1957 version https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaghetti-tree_hoax" target="_blank

https://www.google.com/search?q=spaghet ... sACn&dpr=1" target="_blank


The original BBC one was not an advert but part of a newsreel broadcast by a broadcaster who had also carried a great air of gravitas from wartime reporting, major national occasions so it probably fooled a good number. At that time spaghetti would not have been commonly eaten by the audience, so they probably had no clue how it was made.
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Re: Spaghetti Tree hoax commercial

PostSun Sep 13, 2015 12:14 pm

Thank you for sharing that. It's awesome.

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