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70s Spots: Laurence Olivier For Polaroid (1973 & ’74)

“Photographs seemingly as real as life itself.” In the early 1970s, one of the world’s greatest actors signed on to star in a series of US-only commercials for the Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera. Here now, are two of those spots … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Wembley Ties (1973) & Sears Shirts (Bob Griese, 1974)

“Wembley ties it all together.” Some super seventies fashion today featuring a number of recognizable faces. First, take in actors John Erwin and Ron Masak in a mildly funny Wembley ties commercial from December of 1973. After that, watch famed … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Schlitz Beer ‘Alaska’ & Sea Plane’ (1973)

“Taste the Gusto of Schlitz.” Two snowy wilderness-themed Schlitz beer spots on-tap today. Firstly, an Alaskan park ranger rescues a moose (yes, you read that right). The commercial aired in September of 1973. Second, a sea plane pilot hops over … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Paper Mate Pens (Johnny Brown) & Diners Club (1973)

“Write on, brothers! Write on!” Two commercials rolling out today from the fall of 1973. First, check out a Paper Mate pens musical number featuring Johnny Brown from Laugh-In and Good Times. After that, whip out your Diners Club card … Continue reading

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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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