70s Spots: Total & Spoon Size Shredded Wheat Cereal (1974)

The Total package

“Only Total gives you both.”

Breakfast cereal time with two spots that aired in February of 1974. First, Total hauls out the trailer truck. Second, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat rolls out the whole grain.

Total Cereal Commercial (1974)

Spoon Size Shredded Wheat Commercial (1974)

Previously on 70s Spots: Cadillac De Ville & Chevy Monte Carlo (1976)

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70s Spots: Cadillac De Ville & Chevy Monte Carlo (1976)

‘The next generation of a luxury car…’

“How do you improve a Cadillac?”

To help get you through your mid-week drive-time we have a pair of vehicle spots from 1976. Firstly, a commercial for the ’77 Cadillac Sedan de Ville from October ’76.

Second, a spot from June ’76 for the Chevy Monte Carlo. Filmed, incidentally, in and around the Sheraton-Universal hotel next to Universal Studios theme park in Los Angeles.

’77 Cadillac Commercial (1976)

Chevy Monte Carlo ‘Valet’ Commercial (1976)

Previously on 70s Spots: Flair Pens & Cricket Lighter (Animated, 1972)

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70s Spots: Flair Pens & Cricket Lighter (Animated, 1972)

Fist full o’ felt

“12 Super Human Colors.”

A pair of animated commercials from October of 1972 now. First, Flair pens shows off their felt tips. After that, Cricket lighter introduces their animated mascot.

Flair Pens Animated Commercial (1972)

Cricket Lighter Animated Commercial (1972)

Previously on 70s Spots: Fashion Time – Kmart Boys’ Wear & Levi’s Sportswear (1979)

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70s Spots: Fashion Time – Kmart Boys’ Wear & Levi’s Sportswear (1979)

Generic sneakers and beige flares – Kmart boys’ fashion, 1979

“Kmart is your savings store…”

Let’s get fashion forward! Here’s two commercials from 1979. First, we have a boys’ wear spot from Kmart from August ’79. Second, a spot for Levi’s Sportswear from November. Watch out for those bouncy lapels.

’70s Fashion: Kmart Boys’ Wear Commercial (1979)

’70s Fashion: Levi’s Sportswear Commercial (1979)

Previously on 70s Spots: Radio Shack Catalog & CBs (1977)

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70s Spots: Radio Shack Catalog & CBs (1977)

The Realistic way to shop

“Only at Radio Shack. A Tandy company!”

Traveling back to 1977 today for two Radio Shack spots. First, a spot from October ’77 opens the Realistic catalog where we find hi-fi systems, tape recorders, hobby kits, and more.

Second, a November ’77 commercial for Realistic CB radios. Your host and narrator for these spots is actor Paul Burke.

Radio Shack Catalog Commercial (1977)

Radio Shack CB Commercial (1977)

Previously on 70s Spots: Scott Towels (Mae Questel) & Elmer’s Glue (1974)

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70s Spots: Scott Towels (Mae Questel) & Elmer’s Glue (1974)

Bow to the greatness of Mae Questel!

“A new combination of softness and strength.”

A pair of commercials from February of 1974 now. First, one for Scott Towels starring the great Mae Questel, who voiced Betty Boop and Olive Oyl.

Second, a spot for Elmer’s School Glue featuring a “Den Mother” and a rowdy group of young’ns.

Scott Towels Commercial (Mae Questel, 1974)

Elmer’s School Glue Commercial (1974)

Previously on 70s Spots: Tastee-Freez & Spires Restaurant (1979)

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