‘A Cryptic Message From Beyond’

Vintage 1962 Noilly Prat Vermouth Advertisement Photograph by Robert Kinser  - Pixels

This ad used to freak me out. 

Whatever happened to Noilly Prat? I haven’t seen it in donkey’s years. Which is just as well–it used to scare me.

A Cryptic Message from Beyond

Happily, I can now look upon it with unspoiled equanimity. Maybe Heidi was right: maybe the guy in the cloak is a French cop. (Doesn’t he look like Frankenstein? Square head, etc.)

All the same, better cross the street if you see him coming.

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