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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: 7-Up ‘Undo It’ & Coca-Cola (1978)

“The only way to do it – is undo it!” A pair of consumable commercials are available today. First, we have a spot for 7-Up featuring a caterer and a construction site. Second, a Coca-Cola spot featuring a first love … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Clint Eastwood & Scripto Easy Roller (1978)

“Watch out! Clint Eastwood is headed your way!” Here’s a TV spot advertising the original release of Clint Eastwood’s Every Which Way But Loose. The promo aired on Christmas Day, 1978. After that, a Star Wars-influenced sci fi comedy commercial … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘All My Children,’ ‘Ryan’s Hope,’ & ‘Operation Petticoat’ (1978)

“Love in the afternoon…” Going back 39 years to August of 1978, we have a few ABC TV promos on display. First up, a spot for daytime soaps Ryan’s Hope and All My Children. You’ll find Susan Lucci as Erica … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Natural Light Beer (Norm Crosby) & Miller High Life ‘Karate’ (1978)

“You can call me ‘Ray!’” A frosty batch of beer commercials on-tap for today. First, we find comedians Norm Crosby and Bill Saluga in one of a series of spots for Natural Light. You’ll know Saluga better as “Ray J. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Chevy Nova Police Cars & Monte Carlo (1977)

“Put a little distance between yourself and the crowd.” Two Chevy commercials from November of 1977 for you today. First up, Jacksonville, Florida’s Nova police car line-up. After that, a spot for the “Third Generation” 1978 Monte Carlo. Chevy Nova … Continue reading

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