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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: 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: 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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Music For Monday: Jean Knight, ‘Mr. Big Stuff’ (1971)

Music for Monday is in the house! Time to tune in to Cherry Stereo and see what classic 1970s disc the DJ is spinning. Hey, how appropriate! It’s Jean Knight performing “Mr. Big Stuff” on Soul Train in 1971. Have … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’71 Ford LTD (Rod Serling, 1970)

“Ford gives you better ideas.” Two spots for the 1971 Ford LTD for your pre-weekend celebration. Rod Serling (The Twilight Zone) stars in the first commercial from September of 1970. Serling also provides narration for the second clip from December … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Flair Pens ‘Secret Agent’ (1971)

“Now in dramatic colors.” Here we have two Flair pens spots playing on a “dramatic” secret agent theme. The first commercial, featuring a prison spy mission, aired in October of 1971. The second spot features a palace and a princess … Continue reading

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