Tag Archives: 1974

Daily 70s Spot #415: ‘The Towering Inferno’ TV Trailer (1974)

“One tiny spark becomes a night of blazing suspense…” Happy Friday! Here’s a TV trailer for The Towering Inferno that ran in December 1974, two weeks after the film hit theaters. The Towering Inferno was the highest-grossing film released in … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #414: Lancers Wine (1974)

“Lancers – all the wine the world needs.” Watch this Lancers wine commercial in awe as the spokesperson blends seamlessly from rosé to white, then to red, without so much as pausing for a sip. The spot aired in December … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #413: Kinney – Men’s Platform Shoe (1974)

“Platform soles and big high heels.” Here’s a commercial that’s one of those nearly perfect 1970s time capsules. Men’s platform shoes from Kinney. The spot aired in March of 1974. At $10.99, you won’t be able to deny these high-steppers. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #412: McDonald’s Big Mac Jingle (1974)

“Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, and a sesame seed bun.” Here we find a December 1974 spot for McDonald’s featuring the well-known Big Mac jingle. Gordon Jump (of WKRP in Cincinnati fame) makes an appearance. Sing … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #411: Carnation Instant Breakfast (1974)

“Here’s one answer to high food prices.” Hello, Bionic friends. Let’s move on to a 1974 theme this week. Here’s one for a product I remember lurking in my family’s 1970s kitchen cabinet – Carnation Instant Breakfast. The spot aired … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: McDonald’s ‘Quarter Pounder People’ (1974 & ’77)

“Oh, you Quarter Pounder People…” Hi folks! Well, the ol’ work schedule has been keeping me mighty busy of late and you’ve likely noticed a lack of updates in the past two weeks. Never fear, things are normalizing somewhat and … Continue reading

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