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70s Spots: Kodak Instant Cameras (Dick Van Dyke, 1976 & ’78)

“Bright, brilliant, bursting color…” A pair of Kodak instant camera spots today. In the first commercial from May 1978, Dick Van Dyke sells us on the Kodak Colorburst. In the second spot from October of 1976, The Crank is on … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Maxwell House Coffee (Margaret Hamilton, 1976)

“Good to the last drop.” Yesterday, we gulped down some decaffeinated coffee. Today, we’ll add some caffeine with a pair of Maxwell House spots from 1976. These commercials star Margaret Hamilton who you’ll remember as the iconic Wicked Witch of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Brim Decaffeinated Coffee (1976)

“You won’t believe it’s decaffeinated.” Let’s fill our commercial cup to the rim today, yes, you guessed it – with Brim. Here’s two spots produced in 1976 featuring Brim decaf coffee and Mr. Cooper and his Super Market. Why is … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Shasta Root Beer & Sunkist Oranges (1976)

“The finest draft root beer in the land!” It’s 1976 today and we shall eat, drink, and be merry! First, take in a song and dance number from Shasta Root Beer to the tune of “Bei Mir Bist Du Schön.” … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Donny & Marie,’ ‘Holmes & YoYo’ ABC Promos (1976)

“Friday night it’s hot stuff!” Today, we have a pair of ABC promos from October of 1976. The first features the Donny & Marie show and a gaggle of guest stars; Sonny & Cher, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Edgar Bergen, Paul Lynde, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Alpo Dog Food (Lorne Greene) & Meow Mix (1976)

“He’s 15. That’s 105 for you and me.” A pair of commercials for the Seventies pets in your life. Firstly, father figure, Lorne Greene (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica) in a spot featuring one of his many appearances for Alpo dog food. … Continue reading

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