Fred Ladd (Fred Laderman)

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Fred Ladd, a native of Toledo, Ohio, studied radio & TV at Ohio State University, and was based in New York for the first 30 years of his career. While there, he worked at an advertising agency named Cayton Inc., owned by the late William D. Cayton (aka Bill Cayton). In 1957, Ladd used the 1939 Nazi propaganda film "Weltraumschiff 1 Startet" (Spaceship 1 Launches) to cut-in special effect shots of the ship flying through space. Read more...