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Title Ad, Tootsie Roll: Captain Tootsie and His Friends See "Johnny Holiday." (Sweets Co. of America, Hoboken); ca. 1949-1950.
Object Name Strip, Comic
Catalog Number 2011.005.0224
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Advertisement: Captain Tootsie and His Friends See "Johnny Holiday." (Sweets Company of America, Hoboken), no date, ca. 1949-1950. Full-page color comic strip style ad published in unknown publication, unknown issue number and date, ca. 1949-1950 (determined from movies referred to on reverse) page unknown; single leaf removed from publication, trimmed, 6-1/4" x 8-7/8".

The multi-panel strip promoted Tootsie Rolls which were made in Hoboken and the wrapped product plus Tootsie Pops are depicted in the ad. Artwork credited to Bill Schreiber.

The film "Johnny Holiday" starring William Bendix (who is mentioned in comic) was released in the U.S. on Nov. 18, 1949. (Bendix also appeared in another Captain Tootsie comic about the motion picture, "The Babe Ruth Story", in which he starred.)
Notes Rolls
Date 1949-1950
Year Range from 1949.0
Year Range to 1950.0
Search Terms Sweets Company of America
Tootsie Roll
Caption Captain Tootsie and His Friends See "Johnny Holiday"
Imagefile 107\20110050224.TIF
Classification Advertising
Business & Commerce