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Friday 10 May 2013

'Mrs Marsh' from Colgate ads dies

'Mrs Marsh', the face of toothpaste brand Colgate, and the woman children of the 1970s and 1980s identified with so strongly - she'd dip her chalk into a blue-y liquid to show how "the flouride in Fluorigard gets into the [tooth's] enamel like liquid gets into this chalk" - has died.

In the ads, she demos her little chalk experiment, to which the child always replies: "Oooh, I does get in!"

Here are some of her ads:

To read more, click here.

RIP Barbara Callcott, a part of our Australian heritage.

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