Tag Archives: 1973

70s Spots: GE Radio (Sammy Davis Jr.) & Brut (Hank Aaron) (1973)

“It’s a great entertainer.” A pair of celebrity spots from September of 1973 to brighten your day today. First, it’s Sammy Davis Jr. for General Electric portable radios. Following that, you’ll find baseball great, Hank Aaron for Brut cologne. I … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sheraton Hotels (1973)

“What has Sheraton done for you lately?” Here’s a state-of-the-art, December 1973 spot for Sheraton hotels. The commercial features a fancy schmany helicopter and an 800 number. What is this, the 80s?! Sheraton Hotels Commercial (1973) Previously on 70s Spots: … Continue reading

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70s Spots: (70s Fashion) Arrow Casual Wear (1973)

“Colorful casual wear from the colorful shirt company.” In this Arrow shirts commercial we go all the way back to the 1920s for some fashionable history. The spot aired in December of 1973. If given a choice, I’d take 20s … 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: Persona Double II Razor (Buck Rogers, 1973)

“It’s two blades better.” Last time on 70s Spots, we featured a Dr. Grabow pipe ad with Erin Gray. This time around, it seemed only appropriate to feature a commercial with Gray’s Buck Rogers in the 25th Century co-star, Gil … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kawasaki Motorcycle ‘Good Times’ (1973)

“Kawasaki lets the good times roll.” It’s Monday, and that means we’re ready to let those good times roll! Am I right?! Whether you agree, or you’re feeling like a spoilsport, you’ll likely enjoy this spot for Kawasaki motorcycles. The … Continue reading

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