Daily 70s Ad: Bell System Telephone ‘Choosey Beginners’ (1978)

Bell System Telephone ‘Choosey Beginners.' ('Ebony' magazine, October, 1978)

Bell System Telephone ‘Choosey Beginners.’ (‘Ebony’ magazine, October, 1978)

“Beginners can be choosers.”

Not the Mickey phone? C’mon! Daily 70s Ad #292: Bell System Telephone ‘Choosey Beginners’ originally appeared in the October, 1978 issue of Ebony magazine.

(Source: Ebony)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Mattel’s Mirror Mania Board Game (1970)

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Daily 70s Ad: Mattel’s Mirror Mania Board Game (1970)

Mattel’s Mirror Mania Board Game. ('LIFE' magazine, October 16, 1970)

Mattel’s Mirror Mania Board Game. (‘LIFE’ magazine, October 16, 1970)

“If you managed to read this headline, you’re ready for Mirror Mania,our new game of illusions.”

I can see why this one didn’t really catch on. And yet, I am intrigued. Daily 70s Ad #291: Mattel’s Mirror Mania Board Game originally appeared in the October 16, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine.

(Source: LIFE)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Crystal Studios, ‘Thank You, Stevie Wonder’ (1976)

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Daily 70s Ad: Crystal Studios, ‘Thank You, Stevie Wonder’ (1976)

Crystal Studios, ‘Thank You, Stevie Wonder.' ('Billboard' magazine, October 16, 1976)

Crystal Studios, ‘Thank You, Stevie Wonder.’ (‘Billboard’ magazine, October 16, 1976)

“Friends in the Key of Life.”

Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life was partially recorded at Crystal Studios in Hollywood. The chart-topping L.P. released in September of 1976. Daily 70s Ad #290: Crystal Studios, ‘Thank You, Stevie Wonder’ originally appeared in the October 16, 1976 issue of Billboard magazine.

(Source: Billboard)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Hot Wheels, ‘Snake’ Funny Car (1970)

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Daily 70s Ad: Hot Wheels, ‘Snake’ Funny Car (1970)

Hot Wheels, ‘Snake’ Funny Car. ('Boy's Life' magazine, October, 1970)

Hot Wheels, ‘Snake’ Funny Car. (‘Boy’s Life’ magazine, October, 1970)

“Lurking beneath the canary-like exterior is a monster Plymouth 426 Hemi mill. With all the goodies.”

It’s Don Prudhomme‘s Plymouth Barracuda funny car – cut down to size. Daily 70s Ad #289: Hot Wheels, ‘Snake’ Funny Car originally appeared in the October, 1970 issue of Boy’s Life magazine.

(Source: Boy’s Life)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Kodak, ‘Pick Of The Pockets’ (1973)

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Daily 70s Ad: Kodak, ‘Pick Of The Pockets’ (1973)

Kodak, ‘Pick Of The Pockets.' ('New York' magazine, October 15, 1973)

Kodak, ‘Pick Of The Pockets.’ (‘New York’ magazine, October 15, 1973)

“It’s the Kodak pocket Instamatic 60 camera – a brilliant performer under a wide range of lighting conditions.”

You’ve got to pick a pocket or two. Daily 70s Ad #288: Kodak, ‘Pick Of The Pockets’ originally appeared in the October 15, 1973 issue of New York magazine.

(Source: New York)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Carnation Breakfast Bars (1975)

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Daily 70s Ad: Carnation Breakfast Bars (1975)

Carnation Breakfast Bars. ('Jet' magazine, October 23, 1975)

Carnation Breakfast Bars. (‘Jet’ magazine, October 23, 1975)

“Carnation Breakfast Bars look and taste just like candy.”

Maybe not as good as Space Food Sticks, but not too shabby. Daily 70s Ad #287: Carnation Breakfast Bars originally appeared in the October 23, 1973 issue of Jet magazine.

(Source: Jet)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Sheaffer Pens For ‘Guys ‘N Dolls’ (1970)

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