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Author shares tales about Queen Elizabeth, an inflatable doll, a kidnapping...

Advertising has become a very serious business run by accountants.

Aubrey Malden

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aubrey Malden, author of “Between the Briefs (Tales from the Halcyon Days of Advertising)”, for his weekly business book review.

“Between The Briefs” is an autobiography with revealing chapters about working with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, an inflatable doll and a kidnapping in Cannes.

It also tells the story of why advertising guru David Ogilvy fired Malden from a Europe-wide project with Paul McCartney for the World Wildlife Fund.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

London in the 70s was a very special experience.

Aubrey Malden

We now give lectures on how Freddy Mercury at first couldn’t sing.

Aubrey Malden

There were a lot of radical, open-minded people in advertising.

Aubrey Malden

David Ogilvy fired me because I was working with Paul McCartney for the World Wildlife Fund…

Aubrey Malden

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