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1933 – Cockroach Racing Ad

Cockroach Racing - The Billboard, May 20, 1933, page 31.
Cockroach Racing – The Billboard, May 20, 1933, page 31.

RUN! LITTLE COCKROACH RUN!

A New Craze Hits America

COCKROACH RACING

AN ACTUAL RACETRACK — 10 LIVE COCKROACHES running hell for leather from starting post to finishing line. Over HURDLES or any kind of HAZARDS. The most unique attraction ever offered the Public.

All you need is the track with its PATENTED STARTING DEVICE and a supply of SPECIAL RACING ROACHES, only obtainable through us. ANYONE CAN OPERATE IT. Life of average roach is 5 months. New roaches can be supplied promptly.

WRITE, WIRE OR PHONE

INTERNATIONAL MUTOSCOPE REEL COMPANY

Manufacturers and Distributors for

ARTHUR PHILLIPS, EXCLUSIVE AMERICAN REPRESENTATIVE

4551 West 31st Street, New York

Telephone: Longacre 5-4793

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