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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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70s Spots: ’73 Ford Pinto ‘Back To Basics’ (1972)

“When you get back to basics, you get back to Ford.” As I haven’t quite got a full month’s worth of winter holiday commercials ready to go, the next few will be “normal” spots. After that, it’ll be all-winter – … Continue reading

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70s Spots: JCPenney Holiday Fabrics (1972)

“Sew up a sensation this holiday season.” Geez, is it December already? I’d better start rolling out the holiday-related 70s Spots. Here’s one for JCPenney’s line of holiday fabrics – just right for sewing up a nice Holly Hobby dress. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: JCPenney ‘Mr. Dynamite’ (Ron Carey, 1972)

“Doesn’t look like much does he? But, wait…” High Fashion time! Here’s a JCPenney knit shirt spot featuring “Mr. Dynamite” aka actor Ron Carey of Barney Miller fame. The commercial aired in November of 1972. JCPenney ‘Mr. Dynamite’ Commercial, Ron … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Marcus Welby, M.D.’ ABC Promo (1972)

“We’re here to help people.” Today, we have another ABC promo from November of 1972. This time, we find Robert Young and James Brolin starring in the long-running series (1969-76), Marcus Welby, M.D.. Dispense it below. ‘Marcus Welby, M.D.’ Promo, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Temperatures Rising’ ABC Promo (1972)

“James Whitmore finds his temperature rising…” Temperatures Rising ran on ABC from September 1972 to August 1974. The promo below aired not long after the sitcom’s debut in November of ’72. The show was later retooled for 1973 (The New … Continue reading

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