Author Archives: David Moore

70s Spots: Alpo Dog Food (Lorne Greene) & Meow Mix (1976)

“He’s 15. That’s 105 for you and me.” A pair of commercials for the Seventies pets in your life. Firstly, father figure, Lorne Greene (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica) in a spot featuring one of his many appearances for Alpo dog food. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Wonder Bread & Sunbeam Bread (1970)

“Helps build strong bodies 12 ways.” Here’s a pair of commercials from 1970 you may want to toast and nibble. First, we have one from September ’70 for Wonder Bread. Looks like they’re going on about “The Wonder Years” 18 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Chill A Cella!’ & Colony Burgundy Wine (1979)

“Chill a Cella!” Here’s a living, breathing Seventies mascot I’m pleased to bring back to your memory cortex. His name is – Aldo Cella! Behold. The commercial for Cella wine (part of a series of “Aldo” spots) aired in October … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fritos Corn Chips & C&H Sugar (1976)

“I’ll munch to that.” Two 1976 commercials today from ad campaigns you may remember. First, a spot for Fritos Brand Corn Chips with a “munchy” theme. Second, a spot for C&H Pure Cane Sugar with a sing-a-long jingle. Let’s hear … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mattel Race Cars (1971) & Skittle Tac-Toe (1972)

“What would you trade for a new ’71 Superfast?!” Let’s get in the game with two toy commercials from the early part of the decade. First up, a spot from 1971 for Mattel’s Matchbox Superfast race cars. Following that, a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: 7-Up ‘Undo It’ & Coca-Cola (1978)

“The only way to do it – is undo it!” A pair of consumable commercials are available today. First, we have a spot for 7-Up featuring a caterer and a construction site. Second, a Coca-Cola spot featuring a first love … Continue reading

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