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
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Among its unique rehearsal and filming elements, the series never used any walkthroughs or other practice elements for its scenes. The cast and crew would do a read-through of each episode and then immediately begin shooting the scenes they'd just discussed. Matthew Weiner also did not like re-shoots and the show avoided them unless they had no choice but to use them; most of the scenes for the show's entire run are in fact 1st takes. See more
IBM Selectric typewriters were introduced July 31, 1962. The Kennedy Nixon election was November. 1960. See more
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