Hanna-Barbera vintage ads

American Animation studio Hanna-Barbera created many famous cartoon characters during its thirty-something years of production. Characters such as The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, Yogi Bear, Tom and Jerry and The Smurfs are known worldwide. Here is TVTA’s small presentation of adverts and comic covers featuring Hanna-Barbera characters.

UK. Flintstones and Friends cover. 1988.

UK. Flintstones and Friends cover. 1988.


The Flintstones View-Master, 1962


Top-cat, Yogi Bear and others

Brazil. Pato Donald. 1983.

Brazil. Pato Donald. 1983.


Italy. Topolino. 1978.

Italy. Topolino. 1978.


Mebetoys Yogi car. France. 1973.


Brazil. Pelezinho. 1982.

Brazil. Pelezinho. 1982.


Tom & Jerry


Smurfs

France. PIf Gadget. 1984.

France. PIf Gadget. 1984.


Jabberjaw, with Scooby-Doo and Hong Kong Phooey

Jabberjaw, Scooby-Doo, Hong Kong Phooey. Télé Parade. Mensuel N°5. 1978.

Jabberjaw and The Neptunes. Télé Parade. 1977.

Cover for Télé Parade Mensuel N°6. 1978 featuring Jabberjaw and Scooby-Doo.


Thanks for looking 🙂

Post updated January 2019 with new images.

Tom & Jerry adverts and merchandise

Hanna-Barbera’s animated cat and mouse double act Tom & Jerry has featured in numerous advertising campaigns around the world for a number of products. Below are some examples from France, Denmark and the UK.


UK. Tom and Jerry Playmates inflatables. Ideal catalogue. 1972.


France. Pif Gadget. 1983.

France. Hand-held electronic game by Lansay. Pif Gadget. 1983.


Denmark. Frisko Ice cream promotion. 1983. Image supplied by Jaltesorenson.


Denmark. Frisko Ice cream promotion. 1983. Image supplied by Jaltesorenson.


UK. Victor. 1975.

UK. Quosh Jokers drink promotion, Victor. 1975.


Fair Play. France. 1980.


Fair Play. France. 1980.


Corgi Juniors – Jerry’s Banger. 1979/80

Corgi Tom & Jerry. Jerrys Banger. 1980s.


Thank you for playing cat and mouse with us 🙂

Post updated July 2019 with new images