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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Budweiser ‘Skiing’ (1974)

“Somebody still cares about quality.” All right now! Let’s begin rolling out the winter holiday-themed Seventies spots. We’ll keep it up for the next few weeks. Here’s a snow-covered skiing commercial for Budweiser. Narration by ol’ Ed McMahon. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Miller Lite (Rosey Grier, 1976)

“When a man retires from football the worst thing he can do is let himself slow down…” Time for a few cans of Miller Lite with football great Rosey Grier (and friends). Lest we forget, Grier was famous in the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Colt 45 ‘Jaws’ (Billy Van, 1976)

“A completely unique experience.” During Jaws‘ popularity explosion, Colt 45 produced this spot for their long-running series of commercials featuring comedian, Billy Van. The spot was produced in 1975 and this one aired in January of ’76. Don’t drink the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Carling Black Label Beer (Darren McGavin, 1971)

“Welcome to the world of fine Black Label beer!” Happy Friday! Here’s Darren McGavin for Carling Black Label beer. The spot aired in December of 1971. Carling Black Label Beer Commercial, Darren McGavin, 1971 Previously on 70s Spots: Catherine Deneuve … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #535, 536: Miller Lite & Miller High Life (1978)

“For too long now bowlers have been left out of Lite beer commercials.” Happy lazy Sunday. Here are two commercials for Miller that ran in September of 1978. First up, former pro, Don Carter represents for bowlers in a humorous … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #526, 527: Schlitz Malt Liquor (Gregory Hines, 1979)

“A special premium brew that’s in a class by itself.” Happy Mother’s Day! To cap off 1979 week, we’ve got two commercials for Schlitz. First, Actor-dancer, Gregory Hines appears as a waiter in a spot for the Schlitz Malt Liquor … Continue reading

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