Monthly Archives: November 2016

70s Spots: ’78 Ford Mustang II (1977)

“This is a great time to go Mustang!” Grab a 30-second look at the all-new 1978 Ford Mustang II Ghia. It’s enough to make a knife-thrower’s assistant quit her job! The spot aired in November of 1977. ’78 Ford Mustang … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Panasonic Cassette Recorder (1977)

“Take a picture of a voice.” Cassette tapes are hot right now, so let’s take a look back at the magic of portable tape recorders. This spot from Panasonic aired in November of 1977. As a kid I went around … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Volaré Wagon (1976)

“Economy with comfort. Now you can find both.” Here’s super-smooth singer Sergio Franchi again with another stylish Plymouth Volaré commercial. This one takes a look at the Volaré wagon. The spot aired in January of 1976 and was produced in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Volaré ‘Comfort’ (1976)

“The new small car with the accent on comfort.” Here’s internationally-renowned singer Sergio Franchi presenting the new Plymouth Volaré. You remember these spots, don’t you? This one aired in January of 1976 (produced in ’75). “Volare! Woah-oh…” Plymouth Volaré ‘Comfort’ … Continue reading

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70s Spots: JCPenney ‘Mr. Dynamite’ (Ron Carey, 1972)

“Doesn’t look like much does he? But, wait…” High Fashion time! Here’s a JCPenney knit shirt spot featuring “Mr. Dynamite” aka actor Ron Carey of Barney Miller fame. The commercial aired in November of 1972. JCPenney ‘Mr. Dynamite’ Commercial, Ron … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’71 Mercury Montego (1970)

“Step up, everybody ’cause here she comes – Mercury Montego for ’71!” Yesterday we took a look at the Mercury Comet for ’71. Today, we have the ’71 Mercury Montego. This spot, which aired in October of 1970, features a … Continue reading

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