Monthly Archives: December 2017

70s Spots (Holidays): United Airlines ‘Hawaiian Xmas’ (1970)

“United says give your wife Hawaii for Christmas.” Here’s a good spot for United Airlines promoting Hawaiian vacations for Christmas. The commercial aired in late November of 1970. Hey, remember travel agents? *Once again I’m seeking help from readers in … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): ‘WKRP’ Xmas Show/’The Last Resort’ CBS Promos (1979)

“Monday, WKRP moves to a new time!” Here’s a Christmas episode promo for WKRP in Cincinnati along with a spot for The Last Resort. The commercial aired in December of 1979. ‘WKRP’ Christmas/’The Last Resort’ Promos (1979) Previously on 70s … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): Budweiser ‘Holiday Greetings’ (1979)

“Holiday greetings from Budweiser!” Here’s a Budweiser beer commercial from the waning days of the Seventies. This one aired in mid-December of 1979 and offers “Holiday Greetings” from Anheuser-Busch. Narration by Ed McMahon. Gulp it down for a dose of … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): Radio Shack Walkie-Talkies (Xmas, 1977)

“A great space age gift for kids!” The commercials are back online! (Big thanks to reader, Clarke, for suggesting VideoPad editor which is getting the job done). Here’s another Radio Shack Christmas spot starring Paul Burke. This one aired in … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Las Vegas – Sahara Superstars (1972)

Here’s a rather splendid November 1972 ad for the Sahara hotel in Las Vegas promoting the Congo Showroom’s superstar headliners. Let’s see, we’ve got Johnny Carson, Frank Gorshin, Jack Benny, Sonny & Cher, Johnny Mathis, Rowan & Martin, and Buddy … Continue reading

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Where Did The Commercials Go?

My apologies folks, but I’ve been experiencing technical difficulties with the editing process for the commercials I post and I haven’t yet found a work-around. When I sort out the issues the commercials will return! Seeking Advice: Does anyone know … Continue reading

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