In this weekly Throwback Thursday series, we surface memorable TV advertising spots from days past – ones that made us laugh, inspired us, or sparked an affinity for a brand.
Tomorrow officially marks Halloween. We’ve all been prepping for this day all month – from shopping for costumes, stocking up on candy, carving pumpkins, and watching our favorite horror movies. Scary movies are as much part of the yearly ritual as trick-or-treating. This past weekend, days before Halloween, Ouija topped the domestic box office, grossing over $19.8 million.
But few movies truly scare us more than the classic 1973 film, The Exorcist. A film on heavy rotation during the month of October, the film shocked audiences when it first came out, and it continues to awe and give us chills today.
In 2011, Dirt Devil capitalized on the classic film through a brilliantly-executed parody of the film. Aired in Europe and created by graduates of the German film school, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, the film looks and feels like a thriller, complete with a twist ending that you’ll never see coming.
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