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70s Spots: Tuff ‘N Ready Paper Towels (1979)

“The one towel that works twice as hard.” Your attention please. “Teddy Roosevelt” is here to extol the virtues of Tuff ‘N Ready paper towels. How can you resist such zeal? The spot aired in November of 1979. Tuff ‘N … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Touché Electronic Game (Dick Van Dyke, 1978)

“The unique strategy game with a hidden force that changes every game.” Here’s a rather awesome spot starring everyone’s favorite, Dick Van Dyke. The sci fi-styled commercial is for Gabriel Toys’ electronic Touché game. I like how they refer to … Continue reading

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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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