In 1960 New York City - the high-powered and glamorous "Golden Age" of advertising - Don Draper, the biggest ad man in the business, struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels. Written by
Did You Know?
From the outset, director Alan Taylor
wanted to shoot Jon Hamm
frequently from the rear so we mainly see the back of his head. Taylor felt that he was so handsome and masculine that we didn't need to see his face too much to get the impression of the man. AMC obviously agreed with this move as it became the iconic image in the opening credits and the marketing for the series. See more
Lucky Strike's "It's toasted" slogan came to use in 1917. See more
You don't know how to drink. Your whole generation, you drink for the wrong reasons. My generation, we drink because it's good, because it feels better than unbuttoning your collar, because we deserve it. We drink because it's what men do.
Music by Matty Malneck
and Robert Maxwell
Performed by Robert Maxwell
playing in the strip club See more