Tag Archives: 1974

Daily 70s Ad: Volvo ‘Steel Cage’ (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “To protect the passengers even further, Volvo surrounds them with a steel cage.” I drove a green 70s Volvo much like this in the late 80s. Thankfully, I never had to test its steel integrity. Daily 70s … Continue reading

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James Garner In ‘The Rockford Files’ (1974)

Sad news this morning that actor James Garner died Saturday at the age of 86. Therefore, we interrupt our usual programming for a quick look back at the intro for The Rockford Files. The Rockford Files starred James Garner as … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Seagram’s Red Baron (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “THE RED BARON. Orange juice, grenadine and lime.” Dapper! Daily 70s Ad #189: Seagram’s Red Baron originally appeared in the June 17, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Hughes … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Blue Jeans Tuxedo (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “Not-So-Formal Formal-wear from Faded Glory.” A snazzy ensemble you might find a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd or The Eagles wearing to the 1975 Grammy Awards. Daily 70s Ad #185: Blue Jeans Tuxedo originally appeared in the August, … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Kraft Parkay Margarine & Spaghetti Meals (1974)

“The flavor says, ‘Butter.’” Hello, TV pals. Welcome back. Sunday’s commercial theme is Kraft Foods. Firstly, a fun spot in the long-running series of Parkay margarine “Butter!” commercials. The actress in the spot is pretty wonderful. If anyone can tell … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Phyllis Diller For Aluminum Jelly (1974)

“Just brush it on any aluminum surface. Then wash it off. The crummy look is gone.” For all your shiny bits. Daily 70s Ad #176: Phyllis Diller For Aluminum Jelly originally appeared in the July, 1974 issue of Popular Science … Continue reading

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