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Word to the Wives, A (1955)
How two women trick a husband into buying a new kitchen.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Consumerism;Gender roles;
Duration: 00:12:41
Popularity (downloads): 241
 
Front Line, The (1965)
How to be an effective supermarket checker.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Consumerism;Agriculture: Food industry;Occupations: Retail;
Duration: 00:14:56
Popularity (downloads): 178
 
Living Pages (1935)
Portrait of the readers of McCall's magazine (housewives) and their lives and desires.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Media: Magazines;Gender roles;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:11:47
Popularity (downloads): 78
 
In the Suburbs (1957)
Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Suburbia;Cold War;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:19:29
Popularity (downloads): 400
 
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1956)
Delightful musical made to promote color telephones as a decorator accessory in the home.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Consumerism; Houses and homes;
Duration: 00:14:28
Popularity (downloads): 379
 
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You? (1958)
Imaginative film showing how automatic gadgets in homes and workplaces alienate people from one another.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Technology: Critiques; Automation; Consumerism;
Duration: 00:14:21
Popularity (downloads): 332
 
Frigidaire Finale 1957 (1957)
Couple dances through an array of new 'Sheer Look' washers, dryers, ranges and refrigerators.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Consumerism;Appliances: Sales;Gender roles;
Duration: 00:03:41
Popularity (downloads): 957
 
Consumers Want to Know (Part I) (1960)
Inside the testing labs of Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Consumerism;
Duration: 00:14:09
Popularity (downloads): 785
 
Pearl of the Orient (1955)
Coca-Cola's presence in Philippine culture.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Philippines;Coca-Cola;Consumerism;
Duration: 00:21:23
Popularity (downloads): 704
 
Consumers Want to Know (Part II) (1960)
Inside the testing labs of Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Consumerism;
Duration: 00:14:33
Popularity (downloads): 514
 

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