Film and tv prop departments typically go to nice lengths to create the phantasm of characters utilizing day-after-day stuff with out really infringing on the logos of or selling that stuff. An ideal instance of this are Morley cigarettes, the model smoked by the gravel-voiced Smoking Man in The X-Recordsdata tv sequence.
A pack of Morley cigarettes seems to be very very like the early pack styling of real-world Marlboro cigarettes and is a play on “Marley”–an early nickname for Marlboro model cigarettes.
Whereas the fictional Morley model of cigarettes has appeared in dozens of flicks and tv exhibits, each earlier than and after The X-Recordsdata, by far the usage of the model by the Smoking Man was essentially the most memorable. Along with the various appearances of the Smoking Man with a Morley perched in his hand, there was even an episode of the present the place a homicide on the Morley Tobacco headquarters takes Mulder and Scully throughout the firm itself.