Saturday, July 17, 2010

Vintage Spokesman: Tommy and the Pasta Express

Of all the Dodgers to lend their name to the product nobody could out-endorse Tommy. His enthusiasm allowed him to sell everything from wine to slim fast. Below is a promotional photo found on eBay of Tommy Lasorda pitching the Pasta Express while wearing a jersey of the maker, Creative Technologies.

Jackie on the Set

The star of the film and the leaders behind the scenes have a little powwow. Here is a great 1950 press photo on the set of the filming of "The Jackie Robinson Story. " Jackie stands with film editor Arthur Nadel, producer Mort Briskin and director Alfred E. Green. This is currently on auction at CollectibleClassics.