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M-O-LENE DEMONSTRATION
AFP-143X 16mm VTM-143X Beta SP
B W
Industrial
1956
B W 1956 Promotional film for M-O-Lene cleaner and spot remover. After an opening montage showing chemists in a laboratory, a man demonstrates the product while addressing CAM: he dips a dirty cloth in a bowl of liquid cleaner smears grease, ketchup, soda, and shoe polish on a section of carpet, wipes off stains with M-O-Lene then he removes his suit jacket and wipes iodine and grease on his shirtsleeve, wipes it off again. Say, this stuff really works! This is a good, campy example of a 1950s commercial. The host, Art Nelson, is a bit of an amateur, not quite as slick as he could be
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