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70s Spots: Peek Freans Cookies (1979)

“Peek Freans are a very serious cookie.” Peek Freans? I had never heard of such a thing before coming across this commercial. I don’t think we had access to these treats growing up in California in the Seventies. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Alberto V05 Hairdressing (1979)

“Give your dull, dry hair the ‘Star Treatment’ – with Alberto V05.” OK, all you wannabe movie stars – it’s time to apply some Alberto V05 to your freshly blow-dried hair. The spot below aired in November of 1979. You … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Bumble Bee Tuna (1979)

“It’s so good you can eat it plain.” Happy Monday! Let’s dive into a new week where we’ll feature a daily batch of Seventies commercials from a variety of years. We’ll get started with one for Bumble Bee Tuna. The … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Cobbie Cuddlers Shoes (1979)

“Shoes you can live in.” Who remembers Cobbie Cuddlers shoes? I had completely forgotten until this spot jogged my memory. The commercial aired at the tail end of the Seventies, in November of 1979. Cobbie Cuddlers Shoe Commercial, 1979 Previously … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fiat Strada ‘Italy’ (1979)

“Another Italian work of art.” Now, here’s a vehicle you don’t see every day – the Fiat Strada. Catch this spot from February 1979 and enjoy the scenery and flavor of Italy (circa late ’78 – when this was likely … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Bakshi’s ‘Lord Of The Rings’ (1979)

“Frodo lives!” Here’s a very cool spot for Ralph Bakshi’s animated version of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. The film opened in November of 1978. In this commercial, we find the movie opening into wider release in … Continue reading

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