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    Western Airlines Commercial Production Cel (Playhouse Pictures, 1970s). Western Airlines' advertising campaign in the 1960's and 70's used Wally Bird, whose catch phrase "Western Airlines -- The onnnlllyyyy way to fly" became famous. In the 1970's Western dubbed themselves "the champagne airline" because they offered free champagne to anyone over 21! This is a fantastic production cel from the start of the "champagne" campaign. It features Lawrence Welk and Wally Bird, the latter with a bubbly champagne in hand with his signature cigarette in a cigarette holder. Both are on a Western Airlines plane. Great retro feel. Matted Fine 3" and 5". Fun! From the Playhouse Pictures Archive.

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    November, 2013
    20th-24th Wednesday-Sunday
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