“I am a little sunflower. Sunny, brave and true…” (Peter Brady, ‘The Brady Bunch,’ 1971)
Holy Mike Brady’s cardigan! It cannot believe it’s been over six months since I’ve posted an installment of Brady Bunch Moments for your enjoyment.
Here’s a classic minute and a half of early-70s TV wherein Peter Brady (Christopher Knight) dresses up as a Sunflower Girl and goes door-to-door selling cookies for equality. The episode in question originally aired during season two of The Brady Bunch on February 12, 1971.
‘The Brady Bunch': Pete Brady, Sunflower Girl, 1971
Previously on Brady Bunch Moments: Groovy Greg Strikes Out (1971)
Robert Shaw (Mallory) and Harrison Ford (Barnsby) in ‘Force 10 From Navarone,’ 1978.
By the great beard of Alistair MacLean! It’s been ages since we’ve rolled out a Trailer Tuesday here at the ‘Disco.
Let’s take in the trailer for 1978’s Force 10 From Navarone. This World War II action’er is a sequel to The Guns Of Navarone (1961) and stars Robert Shaw (who died a few months before the film released) and a fresh-off-Star Wars, Harrison Ford. The cast is rounded out by Edward Fox, Carl Weathers, Barbara Bach, Franco Nero and Richard Kiel.
‘Force 10 From Navarone’ Theatrical Trailer, 1978
Force 10 From Navarone Wiki, IMDb
Force 10 From Navarone review at Every 70s Movie
Previously on Trailer Tuesday: ‘Pufnstuf’ (The Movie, 1970)
Buck Trent and Roy Clark watching the notes fly on ‘Hee Haw,’ 1975
Heeeee Haaaaaw and happy Monday! Here’s Roy Clark and Buck Trent performing “Dueling Banjos” on Hee Haw in 1975.
Roy Clark & Buck Trent On ‘Hee Haw': ‘Dueling Banjos,’ 1975
Previously on Music For Monday: Carole King, ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ (Live ’72)
More Roy Clark at Bionic Disco: Roy Clark, ‘I Never Picked Cotton’ (1975)
McGregor Polyester Shacket Suit. (‘Cincinnati’ magazine, January, 1972)
“You’ll love cruising down the river in our McGregor double knit shacket suit of Fortrel polyester.”
And that, my good friends, completes one straight year of Daily 70s Ads! I’ll still post the occasional ad, but the daily madness has now ended (in an explosion of polyester). Thanks for riding along.
Daily 70s Ad #365: McGregor Polyester Shacket Suit originally appeared in the January, 1972 issue of Cincinnati magazine.
Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Carly Simon, ‘Hotcakes’ (1974)
Carly Simon, ‘Hotcakes.’ (‘New York’ magazine, February 04, 1974)
“Carly’s new album is available now at record stores everywhere.”
Carly Simon’s Hotcakes L.P. featured the hits; “Mockingbird” and “Haven’t Got Time For The Pain.” Daily 70s Ad #364: Carly Simon, ‘Hotcakes’ originally appeared in the February 04, 1974 issue of New York magazine.
(Source: New York)
Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Ford Fairmont Wagon (1977)
Ford Fairmont Wagon. (‘Popular Mechanics’ magazine, December, 1977)
“Built for today, but designed for the years ahead.”
I’m getting a Close Encounters ’77 vibe here. Daily 70s Ad #363: Ford Fairmont Wagon originally appeared in the December, 1977 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine.
(Source: Popular Mechanics)
Previously on Daily 70s Ad: LA-Z-BOY Reclining Chairs (1974)