Talk:Coppertone (sunscreen)

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Carmen Electra image[edit]

Image:Carmen_Esquire_June04.JPG Would this image make the article better? --Easyas12c 19:45, 1 December 2005 (UTC)

  • Why is she wearing a Speedo? User:Kathywimmer 23:40, 10 June 2006 (UTC)
    • What should she be wearing? Wahkeenah 03:59, 11 June 2006 (UTC)

Even less revealing[edit]

The girl's buttocks are now completely invisible, lacking even the tiny bit of "cleavage" the 2005 image shows. The commercial streamed on the company's website seems to verify what I saw on TV... it's covered up entirely. Notable, considering the whole point was to show the tan line. VoxLuna 05:49, 19 June 2006 (UTC)

Yeah she no longer even looks tanned. It won't be long now til they put a top on her. Friggin prudes. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:44, 6 April 2008 (UTC)

Requested move[edit]

Coppertone girl → Little Miss Coppertone – {According to Uncle John's Bathroom Reader, The girl has a name.}


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Add any additional comments: I have 1965 photo of Coppertone girl and dog original art. The photo was shot with my Polaroid camera by an advertising assistant in Plough, Memphis, Tennessee, offices at my request. I am holding the large Plough Art Department original art that had been retouched several times. At the time of photograph, I was Advertising Production Coordinator of Plough and its several subsidiaries.

My former website is in the Wayback archive. The archive has about 8,000 page source and image captures over the 21 years that was active.

Avon Edward Foote, Ohio State Ph.D., 1970, and currently, professor emeritus, University of North Alabama, Florence.

Fair use rationale for Image:Jim carey rolling stone cover.jpg[edit]

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BetacommandBot (talk) 19:47, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Couple of Corrections[edit]

This entry identifies the "Coppertone Girl" model as artist Joyce Ballentine's daughter Claire, while Ms. Ballentine told an interviewer it was her daughter Cheri. The Wikipedia article on artist Ballentine also identifies the bare-bottomed daughter as Cheri.[1]

In 2004, 48-year-old Cheri Brand was not a political science major at Wake Forest University, but a personal trainer at the Ocala, Florida, YMCA. I suppose she could have subsequently enrolled at Wake Forest, but it seems unlikely.

Revision needed to agree with the 2004 St. Petersburg Times interview and the Wikipedia entry on Ms. Ballentine.

Mycroft0212 (talk) 19:45, 29 January 2008 (UTC)

where did it really come from[edit]

the icon for coppertone came from a high school contest in redondo beach, ca does any one know any thing about this. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:18, 6 June 2009 (UTC)

Political correctness crap[edit]

As currently written, the article says Coppertone ditched their Indian chief logo for reasons of "political correctness". Unless this statement can be supported with documentation, it should be removed. Political correctness, a vicious social poison injected into the social consciousness by the Frankfurt School during its exile in the United States in the 1940s-1950s, was just beginning to take hold in the early 1960s, but wasn't widespread yet. In 1959, nobody cared about Indians, let alone using them to name sports teams and setting them up as cigar store signage, just as the word "n**ger" was still in common use in print and speech. —QuicksilverT @ 16:41, 20 August 2009 (UTC)