(1950s) TV commercial: Nestle's Quick chocolate milk mix.
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[in 1982, when asked about Republic Pictures owner Herbert J. Yates
, his boss for many years] I don't want to talk about Yates. Let's just say he wasn't very flexible.
In 1951, several years before the airing of his feature films on TV and just months before the premiere of his long running TV series "The Roy Rogers Show"(1951-57), Roy did TV Ads for "Quaker Oats" and "Mother's Oats" oatmeal. These commercials carried the then unusual slogan, "Quaker and Mother's Oats (oatmeal) are the same". However, things wouldn't remain the same. Following the TV success of...