Author Archives: David Moore

70s Spots: Canon Camera (Peggy Fleming) & American Express (Steve Cauthen, 1979)

“So advanced – It’s simple.” Seventies sports celebrities is our theme for the day. First, we have figure skater Peggy Fleming in a spot for the Canon AE-1 camera. Second, jockey Steve Cauthen for American Express. Both commercials aired in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Cadbury Chocolate Bar (1978) & Hostess Snacks (1979)

“You’ll get carried away with Cadbury.” Time for a pair of sweet treats. A commercial for Cadbury chocolate bars from November 1978, followed by a spot for Hostess snacks from September 1979. Cadbury Chocolate Bar Commercial (USA, 1978) Hostess Snacks … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Noxzema ‘Cream Your Face’ (1972)

“Cream me!” Happy President’s Day! A pair of Noxzema “Cream your Face!” commercials are available for you today. The spots aired in early January of 1972 and were very likely produced in ’71. I’m sure there’s no sexual innuendo involved … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘The End’ (Burt Reynolds, 1978), ‘The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh’ (1979)

“He’s determined to commit suicide – even if it kills him.” Happy Funshine Friday evening! Here’s two comedic movie commercials to brighten your President’s Day weekend. First up, Burt Reynolds in The End. This promo aired on TV screens in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: 9-Lives’ Morris & Purina Cat Food (1978 & ’75)

“Morris, your horoscope’s divine!” Lots of cats in the house today. First, enjoy a Morris the Cat 9-Lives spot from June 1978. This one has an oh-so-70s horoscope theme. After that, a June 1975 commercial for Purina Cat Food featuring … Continue reading

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Holiday Special (Repeat): ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown’ (1975)

Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate the holiday we’ll be floating back 43 years and basking in a few clips from Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown. Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown first aired on January 28, 1975. The 30-minute special was … Continue reading

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