Monday, March 21, 2011

80's Corner

EF Hutton had a bunch of similarly themed commercials in the 1980's ... usually, it was a conversation between two people in a busy place, like an airport, or some sort of business meeting. The conversation always centered around some sort of financial situation, and one person would ultimately say, "Well my financial advisor is EF Hutton, and EF Hutton says ..." and at that point, everyone would drop what they were doing and listen in. The slogan was "When EF Hutton talks, people listen."

My favorite commercial out of these was when a girl was reciting the alphabet, and when she go to the letter E, she would say, "E ... F ... E ... F ... EF Hutton!" The entire class leaned in to listen to her ... as if she actually WAS getting financial advice from the brainy Mr. Hutton.

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El Padrino said...