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70s Spots: Fruit Of The Loom Briefs & Platex Bras (1978)

“Fruit makes the best pickin’s!” Today’s theme is “Underthings of 1978.” With that in mind, let’s enjoy a classic commercial for Fruit of the Loom briefs from August of ’78. You’ll recognize the fruit mascots and the “Granny” who stars … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Wembley Ties (1973) & Sears Shirts (Bob Griese, 1974)

“Wembley ties it all together.” Some super seventies fashion today featuring a number of recognizable faces. First, take in actors John Erwin and Ron Masak in a mildly funny Wembley ties commercial from December of 1973. After that, watch famed … Continue reading

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70s Spots: (70s Fashion) Arrow Casual Wear (1973)

“Colorful casual wear from the colorful shirt company.” In this Arrow shirts commercial we go all the way back to the 1920s for some fashionable history. The spot aired in December of 1973. If given a choice, I’d take 20s … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Levi’s Animated Classic (1971)

“His was the magic of Levi’s.” Here’s one of those great animated Levi’s jeans commercials, a series of which aired throughout the 1970s. This one, featuring a “Stranger” in the Old West theme, aired in December of 1971. These Levi’s … 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: JCPenney ‘Mr. Dynamite’ (Ron Carey, 1972)

“Doesn’t look like much does he? But, wait…” High Fashion time! Here’s a JCPenney knit shirt spot featuring “Mr. Dynamite” aka actor Ron Carey of Barney Miller fame. The commercial aired in November of 1972. JCPenney ‘Mr. Dynamite’ Commercial, Ron … Continue reading

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