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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Foul Play’ (1978)

Foul Play stumbled into theaters in July of 1978. The comedic-thriller is set in San Francisco and and stars Goldie Hawn as librarian, Gloria Mundy who is drawn into a Hitchcock-style assassination mystery. Chevy Chase, hot off of his Saturday … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “A breakfast all America loves to eat.” Did you know corn flakes have been around for 120 years? ‘Tis true. Daily 70s Ad #199: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Ebony magazine. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Bell Telephone ‘Be Choosey’ (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “With Bell you have enough choices of shapes, colors and styles, so you can get a phone that’s genuinely you.” That really is a nice mushroom lamp. Daily 70s Ad #194: Bell Telephone ‘Be Choosey’ originally appeared … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Dick Van Dyke For Kodak Colorburst (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Bright, brilliant, bursting color by Kodak.” Hurray for Dick Van Dyke! Still going strong at 88. He’s outlived this camera – and Kodak itself. Daily 70s Ad #193: Dick Van Dyke For Kodak Colorburst originally appeared in … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Hughes Airwest ‘Top Banana’ (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “It’s easy with the Yes-for-less Fare.” Hughes Airwest – owned by Howard Hughes and operated throughout the 70s. An airline to rattle the ol’ memory banks. Daily 70s Ad #188: Hughes Airwest ‘Top Banana’ originally appeared in … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Elvis Costello, ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding’ (1978)

On this fine Monday, with war and violence flaring across the planet, we ask ourselves “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding“? “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding” was written by British rocker, Nick Lowe and made … Continue reading

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