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Monopoly Place Names Are Just As Redlined As Real Life Cities

To wit: Cyril and Ruth Harvey, “who played a key role in popularizing the game, lived on Pennsylvania Avenue (a pricey $320 green property on the board); their friends, the Joneses, lived on Park Place. … The Harveys employed a Black maid named Clara Watson. She lived on Baltic Avenue in a low-income, Black neighborhood, not far from Mediterranean Avenue. On the Monopoly board, those are priced cheapest, at $60.” – The Atlantic
Tags: Art, Ideas, Cyril, Pennsylvania Avenue, Joneses, Harveys, Baltic Avenue, Mediterranean Avenue, 02.21.21, Ruth Harvey, Clara Watson

‘Monopoly’ Movie Will Pass Go With Kevin Hart In the Lead, Tim Story Directing

Remember the Monopoly movie? It’s still happening, and Kevin Hart is going to star. There’s no info on just what the Monopoly movie is going to be about, but perhaps Hart will be playing the famous Rich Uncle Pennybags. Or perhaps he’ll be someone who just really likes to play Monopoly. More on the Monopoly movie below. Hollywood has been trying to make a Monopoly movie for some time, and now, it looks like it’s finally happening. Deadline reports Kevin Hart will star in the Monopoly movie, ...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Monopoly, Kevin-Hart, Board Games, Ridley Scott, Scott, Hart, Baltic Avenue, Randall Emmett, Tim-Story, Rich Uncle Pennybags

Ford is Thrilled by a Teeny, Tiny Product Placement

When you get to a certain age, you think you know everything about Monopoly: Children will cheat (it’s what they do), you’ll never make money off of the louse-infested Baltic Avenue, and utilities can be a cash cow — especially in real life. But who knew there was a version of Monopoly devoted to brands? Huh? […] The post Ford is Thrilled by a Teeny, Tiny Product Placement appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Media, Advertising, Marketing, Monopoly, Brands, Pr, Ford Mustang, Ford, Hasbro, Product placement, Mustang, Branding, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Baltic Avenue, Newsletter Articles

Monopoly Movie Announced – Let’s Look Back At The Game’s Best Editions

Lionsgate and Hasbro are moving ahead with the concept of a movie based, in some fashion or other, on Monopoly, which is arguably the most popular board game of all time. According to the press release, the film will be “visually sumptuous, heartwarming, and full of action and adventure” as it tells the story of a boy rising from humble Baltic Avenue to make his fortune (and avoid going directly to jail). Really, this all sounds kind of unnecessary and is probably further evidence of the popula...
Tags: Hollywood, Lionsgate, Hasbro, Boba Fett, Don, Endor, Moe, Andrew Niccol, Marc Eastman, Baltic Avenue, Homer Bart, Niccol

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