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70s Spots: Homelite Chainsaw ‘Toy’ & Nicholson Tools Cartoon (1971)

“The no-sweat chainsaw.” Fun with tools today as we take in two spots from December of 1971. A commercial for Homelite chainsaws featuring a granny cutting logs and a child’s toy chainsaw offer. That’s followed by an animated pirate spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Panasonic TVs (1971 & ’72)

“Just slightly ahead of our time.” Our commercials today are from the early 70s and feature Panasonic television sets. First, we have a spot from November 1971 with a pair of fancy dancers. After that, a spot from December 1972 … Continue reading

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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: Wilkinson Razor Blades (1971)

“Strengthened with pure chromium.” Two classic spots for Wilkinson Sword razor blades today. From February 1971, a spot for “The Blade” with a cheeky comparison to Gillette. After that, a commercial from October ’71 introducing the Bonded Shaving System – … Continue reading

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70s spots: Gillette Foamy & Palmolive Rapid Shave Creams (1971)

“Be an old smoothie!” Two shaving cream spots steaming up the bathroom mirror today. First, an October 1971 commercial for Gillette Foamy featuring singing cans. The actor is one we’ve seen before, for example, in this spot for Holiday Inn, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Animated Sunoco & Mobil Gasoline (1971)

“Let us quest for the World’s Highest Octane Gasoline!” If you like your gasoline commercials animated, you’ll love today’s pair. First, we find Don Quixote and Sancho Panza searching out a Sunoco station. Next, a singing “Rocker Arm Assembly” sells … Continue reading

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