Local Traditional Christmas Songs

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Local Traditional Christmas Songs

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Re: Local Traditional Christmas Songs

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It isn't Christmas until I hear the Donnelly Advertising Christmas Jingle.

Said the old Bawlamer guy...

EDIT: Unfortunately, the visual context is missing, here, and that makes it rather bizarre. The commercial consists of a slow pan across a Currier & Ives-style outdoor skating scene...and that's it. There's no animation, there's no text or anything else displayed...there might be a slow dissolve to another part of the picture once or twice. There's a VO over the last bit of "sing, sing, sing's": "The Donnelly Advertising Company wishes you and yours a very merry Christmas!" And that is it. There is no attempt at all to give a phone number or an address, and never once are there any words, or even a logo, on the screen.

It was and still is a strong Christmas cultural marker in my mind, but it does kind of operate in that weird area of TV broadcasting that you look back on and retrospectively consider an artifact of some internal logic that never quite externalized into full coherence.
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