Can you believe that there once was a time when network television aired classy holiday interstitials like this?

Designed by R.O. Blechman, known for his television commercials for Alka-Seltzer, the commercial appeared in 1966 on CBS. The animation was created by hard-drawn pen & ink drawings by Willis Pyle, and the music was arranged by Arnie Black.

[ h/t – John Cole ]