TYTON: 1950's Anti-Commie Toy Commercial by KeepGoodCo   1 year ago


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Remember the good old days when American Presidents were afraid of Russia? Rare found footage of a 1950's TV commercial for the TYTON, an anti-Communist submarine toy for "boys who are scared of pinkos".

Written and Directed by Gail Lerner; Starring: Christine Woods, Hayes MacArthur, Dash Williams, Jeff Meacham. TYTON toy created by Randy Regier; Producer: Elyse Katz; DP: Jens Pietrowski; Music Composition & Sound Design: Kevin Shand; Dept. Head Make-Up: Nadyne Hicks; Dept. Head Hair: Tyler Ely; Costume Designer: Brandie Reinhold; Production Designer: Joanne Baker; Editor: Colin Campbell; 1st AD: Lon Takiguchi; Color Correction: Taylor Conroy; Addtl. Tyton Cinematography: Dino Parks, Kevin Shand; 1st AC: Tony Muller; 2nd AC: Pablo Jara; Gaffer: Skip McGraw; BB Electric: Bob Good; Electric: Abby Antweil, David Darwin, Ken Sylvester; Key Grip: Jason Rez; Grip: Griffin Rez; Costume Asst: Sonya Magrefteh; Sound Mixer: Sterling Moore; Boom: Brian Lerner; Set Decorator: Mike Claman; PAs: Chris Clemente, Lauren Mikami, Mark Woodvine. The TYTON originally commissioned by Bill North and the Salina Art Center