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70s Spots: Chevy Cheyenne (1973) & Trade-Ins (Ron Glass, 1974)

“It never forgets it’s a tough truck.” Here’s two Chevrolet commercials from the mid-Seventies. First, a Chevy Cheyenne pickup pulls a massive log train in a spot from November of 1973. After that, Ron Glass of Barney Miller fame is … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Joe Namath For Brut & Hamilton Beach Popper (1973)

“Brut goes all the way.” A pair of classic commercials starring “Broadway” Joe Namath today. First, a spot for Brut cologne from December of 1973. After that, one for the Hamilton Beach Butter-Up Popper from September of ’73. For a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’74 Ford Torinos (Hugh Downs, 1973)

“The closer you look – they better we look.” Two spots for the Ford Torino Brougham now. First, Hugh Downs (still going strong at the age of 96 by the way) drives a carpool around Hollywood, CA. Second, a young … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Colt 45 ‘Dirt Drop’ & Schlitz ‘Ship Captain’ (1973)

“If unique is what you seek…” A pair of quality 1973 drinkin’ spots on-tap today. Both of these made me smile and I hope they do the same for you. First, comedian Billy Van is back for Colt 45 Malt … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Papillon’ (1973) & ‘Quintet’ (1979) TV Trailers

“The greatest adventure of escape ever filmed.” TV trailers spooling out now for a pair of seventies flicks. First, Franklin J. Schaffner’s Papillon starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman. The promo aired in December of 1973. I saw Papillon in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sunbeam Shaver (Chuck Connors) & Midas (Vic Tayback, 1973)

“Designed to get all the beard you’ve got.” We’re visiting the fall of 1973 today. First up, we have Chuck Connors (The Rifleman) for Sunbeam Shavemaster Shavers. The commercial aired in October of ’73. After that, good ol’ Vic Tayback … Continue reading

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