In a recent test of hundreds of men and women who smoked only Camels for thirty days, noted throat specialists, making weekly examinations reported not one single case of throat irritation due to smoking Camels.
Coloratura soprano Virginia MacWatters (1912-2005) and mezzo-soprano Gladys Swarthout (1900-1969) provide the testimonials for this comic-style Camel ad. They are also featured in an additional Camel ad from 1949. Swarthout passed away from heart disease in 1969. Ten years prior, she had undergone open heart surgery after being diagnosed with a mitral heart valve condition in 1956.
Female, Gladys Swarthout, Opera, Singer, Virginia Mac Watters