Mini-Abe to the Rescue

Something for the weekend. Mini-Abe to the rescue, to the song Up Where We Belong, played at the conclusion of An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), a good ending to an otherwise forgettable flick. This is one of a series of Mini-Abe commercials that highlights the delightful eccentric daffiness that often adds charm to an otherwise miserably misgoverned state.

Mr. Lincoln has long been a fixture in Illinois tourism commercials. Here is one from the late eighties:

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Published in: on November 15, 2014 at 4:30 am  Comments Off on Mini-Abe to the Rescue  
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