Ever wondered what our festive ads looked like before ‘Holidays Are Coming’ became a classic? We’ve gone back to the 1950s and retrieved four British ads from our archives. Enjoy.
Christmas calls for cartons of Coke – 1958
Whether you’re having a festive party with friends or a break in a busy day,
Coca-Cola Christmas – 1958
A family of four sledges down a hill, making a pitstop for a Coke before sliding right up in front of their fireplace.
The Santa doll – 1958
In this ad we meet the Santa doll who went on to become a collector’s item. Do you have one? Cool.
Coke bottles go carol singing – 1959
As the 1950s draw to a close, four
- Designated Driver: Saying thanks to the heroes of the Christmas party season with a free second soft drink
10 things you think about when the
Coca-ColaChristmas Truck comes to town
- Watch: Minute Maid opens pop-up holiday store with nothing to sell, but everything to give
- Claus clothes: The many suits of Santa and the jolliness that unites them all
The Piccadilly Sign:
Coca-Colalights up London once again