Michael Landon Pictures Skateboarding for Kodak

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This is a 1980 advertisement for Kodak photo paper featuring Michael Landon. This ad came out in the 101’st year of the company when they were probably at their peak. 30 years later they filed for bankruptcy mostly due to the fact that they couldn’t keep up with the world of digital photography, despite having invented it! Michael says you should order more fun for everyone. Sure, why not? It looks like the kid in the photo is wearing volleyball kneepads and a couple of rolls of paper towels around his elbows. I’m not sure about that skateboard either. The single conical wheels are pristine but I’ve seen issues of Thrasher thicker than that deck.

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  1. Matt in NJ on February 12, 2015 - Reply

    OneHourPhotogram – 1978’s analog version of Instagram

  2. Lard bomb on February 13, 2015 - Reply

    Landon saved my life when he gave Alonzo a stern talking to about the dangers of speed

  3. looks like Sims Snake 2’s.Maybe a Lamaflex with the beam bottom?…

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