Tag Archives: 1972

Rad Ads: Las Vegas – Sahara Superstars (1972)

Here’s a rather splendid November 1972 ad for the Sahara hotel in Las Vegas promoting the Congo Showroom’s superstar headliners. Let’s see, we’ve got Johnny Carson, Frank Gorshin, Jack Benny, Sonny & Cher, Johnny Mathis, Rowan & Martin, and Buddy … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): Paper Mate PowerPoint Pen (Xmas, 1972)

“The pen that pumps the ink.” Yesterday, we viewed Paper Mate’s Christmas 1971 commercial. Today, we take a look at the following year’s spot from December 1972. Paper Mate Pens Commercial (Xmas, 1972) Previously on 70s Spots: Paper Mate Gift … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): Polaroid Land Camera (Brenda Vaccaro, 1972)

“The Good Time Camera.” Welcome to December! This month we’re going to roll out the holiday-flavored Seventies commercials on a daily basis. I’m sure we’ll all be joyfully sick of them by the end of the year. To start us … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes (1972)

“Good. Pure. Simple.” A pair of commercials today for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. One features a father and son fishing outing, the other three friends on a biking trip “out West.” The spots aired in early January 1972 and were likely … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Country Club Malt Liquor & Miller High Life (1972 & ’73)

“A lot to drink without drinking a lot.” Here we have two commercials for adult beverages. A spot for Country Club malt liquor from November 1972 with a take-off on the tune “Put You Hand In The Hand.” Country Club, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’73 Camaro & Ford Pick Up ‘Charlie Chaplin’ (1972)

“LT for ‘Luxury Touring’.” A pair of vehicle spots today. The first features the 1973 Camaro and a poem by Lord Byron. Yes, you read that right. Second, a spot for the ’73 Ford Pickup featuring a Charlie Chaplin look-alike … Continue reading

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