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70s Spots: ‘Oh, God!’ (George Burns) & The Tony Awards (1977)

“I’m a big hit. Socko! Boffo!” Two entertaining spots from the entertainment industry for our Friday. First, George Burns narrates a November 1977 promo for his hit film, “Oh, God!”. Second, a May 1977 ABC promo for the Tony Awards. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Adventures Of The Wilderness Family’ & ‘Goodbye Norma Jean’ (1976)

“The best motion picture you will see this year.” Well, it’s all subjective, I guess. On the projector today, we have two lesser-remembered movies and their TV promos. First, The Adventures of the Wilderness Family. After that, a story of … 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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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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