Tag Archives: 1974

70s Spots: Muhammad Ali & Farrah Fawcett For Mercury (1974)

“We think it’s The Greatest.” Another double-header today (the awesome spots are piling up high at ‘Disco HQ). First up, Lincoln-Mercury broke the bank and grabbed Muhammad Ali for a ’75 Monarch spot. After that, it’s a pre-Charlie’s Angels Farrah … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Tonka Toys (1974)

“The average Tonka family owns seven Tonka toys.” Here’s a find! Tonka toys were a favorite of my much smaller self. They looked great and were built tough. I really adored those toys – especially my ’73 Winnebago. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Budweiser ‘Skiing’ (1974)

“Somebody still cares about quality.” All right now! Let’s begin rolling out the winter holiday-themed Seventies spots. We’ll keep it up for the next few weeks. Here’s a snow-covered skiing commercial for Budweiser. Narration by ol’ Ed McMahon. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Renuzit Air Freshener (1974)

“Takes the worry out of household odors instantly.” Boss coming over for a make-or-break dinner and the house smells of fish? Better grab the “Wild Rose” Renuzit air freshener and spray freely. The spot below aired in March of 1974. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: American Express ‘NYC’ (1974)

“How many ways can you use your credit card?” Greetings, and Happy Friday! Here’s a spot for American Express featuring testimonials from New Yorkers. The commercial aired in March of 1974. American Express ‘NYC’ Commercial, 1974 Previously on 70s Spots: … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Hardee’s Steak Sandwich (1974)

“You get a real good feeling inside.” Here’s a Hardee’s commercial where a two-for-the-price-of-one steak sandwich deal is on offer. The spot aired in April of 1974. Hardee’s Steak Sandwich Commercial, 1974 Previously on 70s Spots: Persona Double II Razor … Continue reading

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