Monthly Archives: April 2013

Trailer Tuesday: ‘The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother’ (1975)

Gene Wilder‘s directorial debut, The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother, hit theaters in December of 1975. The comedy starred Wilder as Sherlock’s brother, Sigerson Holmes, Marty Feldman as Sgt. Orville Stanley Sacker and Madeline Kahn as Jenny Hill. The … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Pabst Blue Ribbon beer brewery (1975)

“Since 1844 – the quality has always come through.” Our Daily 70s Spot is a history-tinged Pabst Blue Ribbon beer commercial featuring a visit to the brewery. Spot aired in December of 1975. Daily 70s Spot #109: Pabst Blue Ribbon … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: ‘Company’ original cast – ‘Barcelona’ (1970)

And now for something completely different for Monday’s music. A wonderful tune from 1970s Broadway. Here’s Dean Jones (who you’ll remember from Disney films like The Love Bug) and Susan Browning performing “Barcelona” from the Stephen Sondheim musical Company. Company … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Alberto Balsam Light & Fresh Shampoo (1977)

“Where there is hair – let there be Light.” Time to pour out the Daily 70s Spot. Here’s a foxy 70s gal showing off her fancy coiffure for Alberto Balsam Light & Fresh Shampoo. Commercial aired in 1977. Daily 70s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Wilt Chamberlain for Volkswagen Rabbit (1979)

“Volkswagen does it – again!” To cap off celebrity week, our Daily 70s Spot stars basketball great, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers. Here we find Chamberlain selling the Volkswagen Rabbit. Commercial aired in October of … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Schick razors commercial with Donny Most (1972)

“So comfortable you’ll actually look forward to your next shave.” For our Daily 70s Spot (celebrity week) we find a sitcom co-star before he became well-known. This Schick Super Chromium razor blades commercial features Don “Ralph Malph” Most of Happy … Continue reading

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