Tag Archives: 70s Culture

70s Stories In The News: Making ‘Orient Express’ 1974, Soviet Life, London ’73

‘How We Made The Original Murder On The Orient Express’ With a remake in theaters, the time is right for a quick look back at the making of the original Murder on the Orient Express film in 1974. The Guardian … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Gottlieb’s ‘Dragon’ Pinball Machine (1978)

“Startling BEAUTY AND THE BEAST graphics.” Get a look at this fancy, high-tech Dragon pinball machine from D. Gottlieb & Co. Arcade state-of-the-art and ready to wow players in late ’78. Previously on Rad Ads: Florence Henderson, ‘Conversations’ Record (1970)

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70s Stories In The News: ‘Brady Bunch’ Slot Machine, Evel Knievel, Wim Wenders

‘Brady Bunch’ Slot Machine A mind-blowing new slot machine featuring The Brady Bunch is set to hit casinos in early 2018. A wide selection of video and sound clips from the show are featured. I’ll need to stay far away … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Florence Henderson, ‘Conversations’ Record (1970)

Here’s a rare find for Brady Bunch fans. An ad for Florence Henderson’s Decca single “Conversations” from February of 1970. Grab a listen to the record below. Florence Henderson: ‘Conversations’ (1970) Previously on Rad Ads: Tri-Sport 3-Wheel Vehicle (1971) More … Continue reading

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March 22, 1977: A Tuesday to Remember (40th Anniversary Repeat)

(*Note: I’m re-running this post from 2012 today as it’s now a 40th anniversary look-back.) In honor of my wife’s birthday, March 22nd, let’s grab a year out of the 1970s and see what occurred on this fine day. 1977 … Continue reading

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School Movies: ‘Halloween Safety’ (1977)

“Don’t stop in the middle of the street for any reason.” Happy Halloween Weekend, everyone! You may be ready for a wild bout of frantic trick or treating this Monday, but are you keeping safety in mind before you venture … Continue reading

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