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January 15, 1993 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Back when Shanghai was known as the Paris of the Orient, part of its skyline was dominated by two huge cartoon figures. "High overhead a giant Chinese baby was shown at its mother's breasts, refusing to suck," Barbara Walker, a chronicler of the 1920s scene, wrote of the neon baby-formula advertisement. "It turned away with a grimace of disgust, then complacently accepted a long drink of patent milk, which glugged visibly in the bottle.
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January 15, 1993 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Back when Shanghai was known as the Paris of the Orient, part of its skyline was dominated by two huge cartoon figures. "High overhead a giant Chinese baby was shown at its mother's breasts, refusing to suck," Barbara Walker, a chronicler of the 1920s scene, wrote of the neon baby-formula advertisement. "It turned away with a grimace of disgust, then complacently accepted a long drink of patent milk, which glugged visibly in the bottle.
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