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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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Daily 70s Spot: American Express ‘US Treasurer’ (1978)

“Do you know me?” Alrighty, time to roll out our 150th Daily 70s Spot. Here’s Francine Neff, the 35th United States Treasurer (served 1974-77) for the American Express card. You’ll find Neff’s signature on a great swath of 1970s US … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Carol Channing for American Express (1977)

“The American Express card. Don’t leave home without it.” Here’s a quick, 10-second Daily 70s Spot. Broadway star, smilin’ Carol Channing for the American Express card. You never knew who you’d find popping up in the latest American Express card … Continue reading

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