Butt Kicking Nutcracker Ad Too Violent to Run

Some clients just don't have a sense of humor. Rejected Magazine AD Client: Spokane Symphony Orchestra. Agency: Wendt Advertising. Art Director: Carl Heidle. Writer: Tim Putnam. ACD: Cathy Wimmers. Cause of Death: The ad was designed to run in a magazine targeting kids. The client contact loved it, but the Symphony's Board of Directors felt the ad promoted violence, and gave it the boot. [via Ad Graveyard] --------
Written by Steve Hall    Comments (0)     Feb-27-03  
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