The City That Sold America

  •   Ky Dickens
  •   United States
  •   City & State, Documentary, Spotlight: Women in Cinema
  •   Documentary, Historical


From “Whass-up!” to the Marlboro Man, Spuds Mackenzie to orange juice for breakfast, Chicago’s advertising companies have given birth to some of the most seminal marketing campaigns ever. This snappy jingle of a documentary reveals, with intriguing insights and wistful nostalgia, the confluence of Chicago’s creative talent—from Leo Burnett to Bob Scarpelli—and the transformative ways that they’ve shaped popular culture. With post-screening panel.

  •  69 minutes


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