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Spencer Tracy

Actor(s): 
Spencer Tracy
Film: 
Test Pilot
Tobacco brand: 
Lucky Strike

Tracy received at least $10,000 (more than $150,000 in today's money) from American Tobacco. His Lucky Strike cigarette ads also plugged the MGM films Captains Courageous and Mannequin in 1937. Tracy died of lung and heart disease at 67.

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Spencer Tracy
Tobacco company: 
American Tobacco
Movie studio: 
MGM
Year: 
22
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Myrna Loy

Actor(s): 
Loy, Myrna
Film: 
Man-Proof
Tobacco brand: 
Lucky Strike

Myrna Loy, co-star of The Thin Man film series, was voted a Top 10 moneymaker by US theater owners in 1937 and in 1938. Paid $10,000 by American Tobacco (more than $150,000 in todays dollars) Loy signed a testimonial text: "It's always easy for me to get a Lucky Strike from Joan Crawford or Clark Gable, or even most of the newcomers to the studio...So, all in all, you can see I'm really enthusiastic."

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Myrna Loy
Tobacco company: 
American Tobacco
Movie studio: 
MGM
Year: 
22
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