Monthly Archives: December 2015

Sunday 70s Spots: Buick Turbo-Chargers & Wagons (1977)

“The wizardry of turbo-charging.” Taking it all the way back to December of 1977, we have two spots for Buick’s 1978 line-up. Firstly, a look at the “turbo-charged” Regal and LeSabre sports coupes. And following that, a commercial for the … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: ‘The Eiger Sanction & ‘Breakout’ (1975)

“The man, Clint Eastwood. The mountain, the Eiger…” I hope the holidays have been kind and the end of the year is treating you well. Today, we’re heading back to 1975 for a pair of TV trailers for movies hitting … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Richard Mulligan & Gillette (1972)

“It’s one blade better.” A very good Sunday to you. Thanks for joining in for a couple of vintage moments with Gillette. First, we have actor Richard Mulligan (probably best-known for TV’s ‘Soap’) for the Gillette Trac II razor. After … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: McDonald’s ‘Quarter Pounder People’ (1974 & ’77)

“Oh, you Quarter Pounder People…” Hi folks! Well, the ol’ work schedule has been keeping me mighty busy of late and you’ve likely noticed a lack of updates in the past two weeks. Never fear, things are normalizing somewhat and … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Eastern Airlines (1978 & ’79)

“We have to earn our wings every day.” Sunday armchair travelers! Here we have two spots for Eastern Airlines featuring company president and former astronaut, Frank Borman. The first spot, with a “people” theme, aired in the summer of 1978. … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Joe Namath & ‘Mother Tums’ (1977)

“It cooks and fries anything at all.” Greetings, one and all! It’s high time I updated the ‘Disco and rolled out some vintage commercials. Today, we’re visiting with Joe Namath and “Mother Tums.” Our first spot finds Broadway Joe offering … Continue reading

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