Tag Archives: 70s Movies

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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Daily 70s Spot #421: Charles Bronson’s ‘Telefon’ (1977)

“Code name for a top secret plan for total destruction.” We roll from yesterday’s action-adventure, The Gauntlet, into today’s adventurous-action of Telefon. Telefon was directed by Don Siegel and stars Charles Bronson, Lee Remick, Donald Pleasence, and Tyne Daly. ‘Telefon’ … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #420: Clint Eastwood’s ‘The Gauntlet’ (1977)

“The odds are a hundred to one they won’t make it…” A very good President’s Day to you. I hope you’re lucky enough to have a day off work. If so, why not take in a movie? Here’s a TV … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #415: ‘The Towering Inferno’ TV Trailer (1974)

“One tiny spark becomes a night of blazing suspense…” Happy Friday! Here’s a TV trailer for The Towering Inferno that ran in December 1974, two weeks after the film hit theaters. The Towering Inferno was the highest-grossing film released in … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘The Owl And The Pussycat’ (1970)

“…No longer a story for children.” Starring Barbra Streisand and George Segal with a screenplay by Buck Henry. The Owl And The Pussycat originally appeared in the November 02 1970 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Curtis Mayfield, ‘Freddie’s Dead’ (1973)

One of my favorite artists (of all-time, not just the 70s), Curtis Mayfield, can be found in the clip below performing “Freddie’s Dead” circa 1973. “Freddie’s Dead” appears on the Superfly soundtrack and was released as a single (July 1972) … Continue reading

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