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70s Spots: Wesson Oil & Van Camp’s Pork & Beans (1972 & ’74)

“Cooks as light as it looks.” Early Seventies Commercials now for Wesson and Van Camp’s. First up, a spot from 1972 featuring a singing mother for Wesson pure vegetable cooking oil. A few year’s later, Florence Henderson (The Brady Bunch) … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Lipton Tea & Carnation Breakfast (1972)

“When Lipton blows the whistle – you’ve gotta have a cup of tea!” Our commercials today come in drinkable form. First, a 1972 spot from Lipton Tea featuring an attention-grabbing kettle whistle. Second, a spot from October ’72 showing off … Continue reading

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70s Spots: MetLife ‘Roller Skating’ & New York Life ‘Gen Custer’ (1972)

“We sell life insurance. But our business is life.” Here’s two life insurance commercials from late 1972. Neither one of these spots is dry and boring, so do give them a look-see. First, a charming spot from December ’72 for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Hostess Snack Cakes (Ann Blyth, 1972 & ’74)

“Freshness never tasted so good.” A pair of Hostess snack cakes commercials featuring Academy Award-nominated actor, Ann Blyth (Mildred Pierce). Both of these spots seem to feature Blyth’s real family. The first aired in August of 1972. The second ran … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pabst ‘First Flight’ (1972) & Budweiser ‘Basketball’ (1973)

“First of the great Milwaukee Brewers.” Rolling out a pair of beer spots now. First up, a commercial for Pabst Blue Ribbon with a turn-of-the-century, first flight theme. This one aired in November of 1972. Second, a Budweiser backyard basketball … 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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