Tag Archives: 1974

70s Spots: Chevy Nova & Monza (1974)

“Dramatic new look.” Chevy takes over the ‘Disco today with two commercials for the upcoming 1975 models. First, we have the latest Chevy Nova in a spot from November of 1974. After that, we uncover the new Chevy Monza 2+2 … Continue reading

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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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Music For Monday: Nazareth, ‘Love Hurts’ (1974)

Music for Monday time! Let’s visit with Cherry Stereo and see what seventies tune the DJ has got spinning. Today, it’s Scotland’s finest, Nazareth, performing their worldwide smasheroonie, “Love Hurts” on Dutch TV in 1974. Have a look & listen! … 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: Lancers Wine (Franklin Cover, 1970) & Gallo Wine (Peter Ustinov, 1974)

“For the good life.” Let’s tip back a few with commercials for Lancers and Gallo wine. The first glass features Franklin Cover (The Jeffersons) for Lancers and aired in September of 1970. The second glass stars Peter Ustinov (Logan’s Run) … Continue reading

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70s Spots: United Airlines ‘Friendship Service’ (1974)

“The friendly skies of your land.” A pair of United Airlines commercials today from November of 1974. Both spots highlight the airline’s “Friendship Service” focusing on speed and friendly service. Have a look-see. United Airlines ‘Friendship Service’ Commercial (1974) United … Continue reading

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