Beer In Ads #1182: Maggi McNellis For Blatz


Monday’s ad is for Blatz Beer, from 1950. The ad is part of Blatz’s “I lived in Milwaukee, I ought to know” series from the later Forties and Fifties that featured prominent celebrities, sports figures and famous folks from Milwaukee claiming to know “Blatz is Milwaukee’s Finest Beer” because they lived there, or near there, at some point in their lives. This one features radio and television personality and talk show hostess Maggi McNellis, who was born in Chicago, Illinois, though apparently she’s visited Milwaukee. So that’s something.

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