Thursday, January 05, 2012

Mad Men: Season 1, Episode 1: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Series credits see previous separate entry. Original Air Date—19 July 2007. IMDb synopsis: "In 1960 New York City - the high-powered and glamorous "Golden Age" of advertising - Don Draper, the biggest ad man in the business, struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels."

Sharp satiric introduction into the advertising world: facing the truth that smoking is dangerous, introducing the theme of the death wish. - The department store owner Rachel Menken is portrayed by Maggie Siff, a counterforce to machoism.

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