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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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70s Spots: Ski-Doo Snowmobiles (1979)

“Everything you ever knew about snowmobiles is about to change forever.” Time for some frosty snow in June in a Ski-Doo snowmobiles spot. The best part of this one is watching the male model/actor flashing his best “Blue Steel” look. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #533, 534: ’79 Chevy Chevette & Monza (1978)

“A lot of cars are like pizzas…” Are you having a super Saturday? I certainly hope so. To help your afternoon along, we have two spots from Chevrolet. First, the ’79 Chevy Chevette chews up “The Pizza Principle.” Second, the … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #531: ’79 Lincoln Versailles (Bart Starr, 1978)

“Few cars are designed with such uniqueness…” Here’s Bart Starr, Head Coach of the Green By Packers, showing off the upcoming ’79 Lincoln Versailles. The Versailles was only produced for four years and was Lincoln’s answer to the Cadillac Seville. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #526, 527: Schlitz Malt Liquor (Gregory Hines, 1979)

“A special premium brew that’s in a class by itself.” Happy Mother’s Day! To cap off 1979 week, we’ve got two commercials for Schlitz. First, Actor-dancer, Gregory Hines appears as a waiter in a spot for the Schlitz Malt Liquor … Continue reading

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