1940s, Advertising, Culture, History, Nostalgia, Photography, Pics, Vintage

Free Spreetogs!

LIFE 9/5/49

“Giveaway King” Adolphe Wenland sits at his desk in a Hollywood hotel before a blackboard which lists the clients whose products he arranges to have given away. Clients, who are attracted by the free publicity, pay him to get their merchandise on the big programs. He has given away everything from music boxes to monkeys.

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