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?
At the time the pilot was shot, the part of Trudy hadn't been cast. When Campbell speaks to her on the phone, the photo on his desk is actually of series creator Matthew Weiner's mother. See more
In March, 1960 Don Draper says "It's not like there's a magic machine that makes identical copies of things." The Xerox copier was introduced in 1959. See more
I'm not going to let a woman talk to me like that!
A Beautiful Mine
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