Tag Archives: 70s Spots

70s Spots (International): Jean’s West & Cherry Blossom

This time around on 70s Spots we feature some nifty 70s-era TV commercials from outside of the United States. Whether or not you’re familiar with the products on offer – the ads are fun and bring back memories of the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Christmas commercials; Norelco, Coca-Cola, Burger King

Ready to bask in some warm advertising memories? Here’s three holiday-themed television commercials from the 1970s for you to snuggle. First up, we have the famed Norleco Santa riding the shaver spot. Following that, we have a cola classic, “I’d … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Johnny Cash for Lionel Trains

Here’s a pair of mid-1970s spots for Lionel Trains featuring Johnny Cash. As a special bonus treat we have a video featuring Cash in his 1974 TV feature “Ridin’ the Rails.” Trains, Americana and Christmas. Choo choo! Have a great … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Rolo Candies

Here’s a pair of 1970s-era TV spots for Rolo candies. In the first commercial you’ll enjoy a team of dancing Rolos and a delightfully ‘chewy’ sing-a-long song. I hadn’t seen this ad in something like 35 years but I remembered … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Right Guard, ‘Hi, Guy!’

Here’s a pair of spots for a Right Guard deodorant campaign that ran throughout the 1970s. Famed on-camera and voice over actor Chuck McCann (Far Out Space Nuts) and his annoying but lovable “Hi, Guy,” uh, guy. The first spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Big Fig’ for Fig Newtons

Here’s a pair of spots for a lovable advertising mascot of the 1970s, “Big Fig,” who extolled kids and their parents on the virtues of Nabisco’s Fig Newton cookies. First up, we have “Big Fig,” (played by actor, James Harder) … Continue reading

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