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DEWAR'S SCOTCH


Possibly the first ever commercial!

Year of Production: 1898

Color or Black and White?: Black & white

Running Time: 1 mins 14 secs

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Titlecard 'The First Advertising film. The first advertising films were made by the firm of Kuhn and Webster. Edwin S Porter, soon to become the greatest director of the Edison Company, was the Kuhn and Webster projectionist, running their pictures on an open-air screen atop the Pepper Building, Herald Square, New York'.
Titlecard 'Dewar's - It's Scotch: Produced by Kuhn and Webster, photographed by Edward Kuhn'.
Titlecard '1898 Dewar's It's Scotch'
three drunk-looking Victorian men in kilts dancing in the Scottish style (hopping up and down)
Titlecard 'The End'