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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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70s Spots: Magnavox & Zenith TVs (Lloyd Bridges, 1971)

“Magnavox gives you more.” Happy St. Patrick’s Day and happy Funshine Friday! Don’t adjust your set – that is indeed Lloyd Bridges extolling the virtues of Magnavox television. After Mr. Bridges, you’ll find a colorful spot for Zenith sets. Both … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Lobo, ‘Me And You And A Dog Named Boo’ (1971)

Music for Monday, Monday, Monday! Time to leap over to Cherry Stereo and discover which seventies song is basking in the limelight. Hey, groovy! It’s Lobo singing “Me And You And A Dog Named Boo” on European TV in 1971. … Continue reading

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