Author Archives: David Moore

70s Spots: Stroh’s & Olympia Beer (1971 & ’72)

“From one beer lover to another.” Time to tap into a pair of early Seventies beer commercials. First, we have a sultry spot for Stroh’s from November of 1972. After that, one for Olympia beer from January of ’71 (produced … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Chevy Cheyenne (1973) & Trade-Ins (Ron Glass, 1974)

“It never forgets it’s a tough truck.” Here’s two Chevrolet commercials from the mid-Seventies. First, a Chevy Cheyenne pickup pulls a massive log train in a spot from November of 1973. After that, Ron Glass of Barney Miller fame is … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fashion Time With Bob Griese & Fran Tarkenton (1972)

“You won’t want to wear them all the time – but you could.” Football and fashion go together like…well, not a whole lot. Nevertheless, I’ve got two commercials for you today from October of 1972 featuring just that. First up, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: British Airways (Robert Morley, 1978) & Space Shuttle (1979)

“British Airways takes more care of you in the sky above and on the earth below.” A pair of flight-related commercials today. First we have actor Robert Morley in one of the many spots he appeared in for British Airways. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Roy Rogers & Ponderosa Restaurants (1970 & ’79)

“You won’t find better eatin’ anyplace.” Here’s two Western-style eatery commercials. One from the start of the decade, the other, nearer the end. First it’s Roy Rogers and the restaurant chain bearing his name from November of 1970. After that, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mattel Electronics Basketball & Baseball (1978 & ’79)

“Inside – a tiny, thinking computer plays like a team of pros.” Back in March, I posted a spot for Mattel Electronics Football handheld. Here now, are two more spots in the Mattel Electronics line-up; Basketball and Baseball. The Basketball … Continue reading

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