Category Archives: 70s TV

70s Spots: Datsun ‘Saves’ & ‘We Are Driven’ (1979)

“Datsun saves again!” A pair of Datsun commecials are up today. In the first, we have two Datsun tag lines for the price of one; “Datsun saves,’ and “We are driven!” The spot, from June 1979, extols the virtues of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Radio Shack Tape Recorder & TRS-80 Computer (1978)

“A real bargain for people on the go!” Two spots for Radio Shack to get your weekend underway. First, we find pianist Peter Nero extolling the virtues of a somewhat pricey cassette tape recorder. The big draw here is the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Brylcreem ‘Bounce’ & Schick Super Chromium (1971)

“A little dab of Brylcreem…gives you the Brylcreem Bounce.” Today, we feature November 1971 bathroom grooming tips from Brylcreem and Schick. First up, Harry and the Brylcreem Bounce. Following that, Schick Super Chromium razor blades. Brylcreem ‘Harry’ Commercial (1971) Schick … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kodak Instant Cameras (Dick Van Dyke, 1976 & ’78)

“Bright, brilliant, bursting color…” A pair of Kodak instant camera spots today. In the first commercial from May 1978, Dick Van Dyke sells us on the Kodak Colorburst. In the second spot from October of 1976, The Crank is on … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Country Club Malt Liquor & Miller High Life (1972 & ’73)

“A lot to drink without drinking a lot.” Here we have two commercials for adult beverages. A spot for Country Club malt liquor from November 1972 with a take-off on the tune “Put You Hand In The Hand.” Country Club, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Maxwell House Coffee (Margaret Hamilton, 1976)

“Good to the last drop.” Yesterday, we gulped down some decaffeinated coffee. Today, we’ll add some caffeine with a pair of Maxwell House spots from 1976. These commercials star Margaret Hamilton who you’ll remember as the iconic Wicked Witch of … Continue reading

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