Tag Archives: 1970

70s Spots: Band-Aid & Clean ‘N Treat Pads (1970)

“It’s the best protection you’ve got.” Today, we’re cleaning up cuts and scrapes at the top of the decade. First, the folks at Band-Aid take us all the way back to the year 1526 in this extremely retro spot. The … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Swiss Colony Chianti (1970) & Champale Malt Liquor (1971)

“Pass it around.” Let’s go with a drinking theme today. First, a commercial for Italian Swiss Colony Chianti featuring a posse of boozing friends on the beach. The spot aired in September of 1970. Wine and cheesy! After that, a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Johnson’s Baby Powder & Command Hair Spray (1970)

“Keeps anybody’s baby smooth and fresh.” Two commercials today from the spring of 1970. First, freshen up with Johnson’s Baby Powder from May of ’70. Both of these actors sound overdubbed which sort of deflates the natural vibe they were … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Schick ’17 Barbers’ (1970) & ‘Demolition Derby’ (1971)

“You’ve gotta feel it to believe it.” A pair of mildly humorous spots for Schick Super Chromium razor blades are in the grooming chair today. First, we find 17 barbers being shaved with the same razor. Crikey! Second, a wild … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Lancers Wine (Franklin Cover, 1970) & Gallo Wine (Peter Ustinov, 1974)

“For the good life.” Let’s tip back a few with commercials for Lancers and Gallo wine. The first glass features Franklin Cover (The Jeffersons) for Lancers and aired in September of 1970. The second glass stars Peter Ustinov (Logan’s Run) … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Torino & Gran Torino (1970 & ’71)

“Make it better – then price it lower.” Two spots now for Ford’s Torino line. Start off with a look at the ’71 Torino in a spot from September of 1970. After that, fancy things up a bit with the … Continue reading

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