Tag Archives: 70s Spots

70s Spots: ’73 Ford Pinto ‘Back To Basics’ (1972)

“When you get back to basics, you get back to Ford.” As I haven’t quite got a full month’s worth of winter holiday commercials ready to go, the next few will be “normal” spots. After that, it’ll be all-winter – … Continue reading

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70s Spots: JCPenney Holiday Fabrics (1972)

“Sew up a sensation this holiday season.” Geez, is it December already? I’d better start rolling out the holiday-related 70s Spots. Here’s one for JCPenney’s line of holiday fabrics – just right for sewing up a nice Holly Hobby dress. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’78 Ford Mustang II (1977)

“This is a great time to go Mustang!” Grab a 30-second look at the all-new 1978 Ford Mustang II Ghia. It’s enough to make a knife-thrower’s assistant quit her job! The spot aired in November of 1977. ’78 Ford Mustang … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Panasonic Cassette Recorder (1977)

“Take a picture of a voice.” Cassette tapes are hot right now, so let’s take a look back at the magic of portable tape recorders. This spot from Panasonic aired in November of 1977. As a kid I went around … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Volaré Wagon (1976)

“Economy with comfort. Now you can find both.” Here’s super-smooth singer Sergio Franchi again with another stylish Plymouth Volaré commercial. This one takes a look at the Volaré wagon. The spot aired in January of 1976 and was produced in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Volaré ‘Comfort’ (1976)

“The new small car with the accent on comfort.” Here’s internationally-renowned singer Sergio Franchi presenting the new Plymouth Volaré. You remember these spots, don’t you? This one aired in January of 1976 (produced in ’75). “Volare! Woah-oh…” Plymouth Volaré ‘Comfort’ … Continue reading

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