|Title||Ad, Tootsie Roll: Captain Tootsie Wants You to Try All Tootsie Products. (Sweets Co. of America, Hoboken); ca. 1948.|
|Object Name||Strip, Comic|
|Collection||Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Advertisement: Captain Tootsie Wants You to Try All Tootsie Products. (Sweets Company of America, Hoboken), no date, circa 1948. Full-page color ad probably published in Mutt & Jeff, no issue number, no date, possibly 1948?, page unknown; single leaf removed from publication, trimmed, 6-3/8" x 9-1/16"; (reverse has the publication title, Mutt & Jeff, plus the Superman DC National Comics logo [bullet] and "The Cat" single page comic by Bud Fisher.)
This is not the usual multi-panel comic strip with a story about Captain Tootsie and that promoted Tootsie Rolls which were made in Hoboken. Instead it is a straight ad showing the character and candy products in various packaging.
Candy shown: Tootsie Plain Fudge, Chocolate or Vanilla; Tootsie Milky Caramels, Chocolate or Vanilla; Tootsie Coconut-Filled Fudge, Chocolate or Vanilla; Tootsie Roll, Regular Size; Tootsie Roll, Big Jumbo Size; Toosie Milky Caramels, six in a backage; Tootsie Fudge, Chocolate or Vanila (six pack); Tootsie Pops, Chocolate, Wild Cherry, Orange, Lemon and Lime.
Artwork is not credited.
|Year Range from||1948|
|Year Range to||1951|
Sweets Company of America
|Caption||Captain Tootsie Wants You to Try All Tootsie Products|
Business & Commerce