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70s Spots: Canon Camera (Peggy Fleming) & American Express (Steve Cauthen, 1979)

“So advanced – It’s simple.” Seventies sports celebrities is our theme for the day. First, we have figure skater Peggy Fleming in a spot for the Canon AE-1 camera. Second, jockey Steve Cauthen for American Express. Both commercials aired in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: American Express (Jim Fixx) & Blue Cross ‘Jogging’ (1978 & ’79)

“Do you know me?” Two spots today focused on the mid-to-late 70s jogging craze. First we find best-selling author, Jim Fixx (The Complete Book Of Running) ambulating across Paris. The spot aired in July of 1979. Then, a spot from … Continue reading

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70s Spots: American Express & Visa (Karl Malden, 1978 & ’77)

“Don’t leave home without them.” It’s a plastic fantastic Monday with two credit card commercials on display. First, we have a spot from November 1978 for American Express Travlers Cheques. Karl (The Streets of San Francisco) Malden, long-standing spokesperson for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: American Express (Jack Nicklaus) & Atari (Chuck McCann) (1977)

“Man does not live by golf alone.” Two commercials from late 1977 to enjoy today. First, we have one from October ’77 for American Express. Golf champ Jack Nicklaus stars and the theme is tennis. A clever twist! After that, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: American Express ‘NYC’ (1974)

“How many ways can you use your credit card?” Greetings, and Happy Friday! Here’s a spot for American Express featuring testimonials from New Yorkers. The commercial aired in March of 1974. American Express ‘NYC’ Commercial, 1974 Previously on 70s Spots: … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #404: American Express ‘Money Card’ (1972)

“What’s the one thing you shouldn’t be without when you travel?” Here’s one for American Express when the company was still referring to its slab of plastic as a “Money Card.” The spot was filmed in San Francisco and aired … Continue reading

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