Tag Archives: Ford Motors

70s Spots: ’80 Ford Trucks (1979)

“The first new truck of the ’80s.” Here’s two Ford spots from the end of the Seventies with the Eighties knocking right on the door. First a Ford Pickup truck commercial featuring a light bulb-smashing test. (Hint: the truck wins). … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Torino & Gran Torino (1970 & ’71)

“Make it better – then price it lower.” Two spots now for Ford’s Torino line. Start off with a look at the ’71 Torino in a spot from September of 1970. After that, fancy things up a bit with the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’71 Ford LTD (Rod Serling, 1970)

“Ford gives you better ideas.” Two spots for the 1971 Ford LTD for your pre-weekend celebration. Rod Serling (The Twilight Zone) stars in the first commercial from September of 1970. Serling also provides narration for the second clip from December … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pinto Runabout & Country Squire Wagon (1971)

“Pinto – the little carefree car from Ford.” Two spots from Ford for this Sunday. First up, a sweet little pony prances about for the Ford Pinto 3-Door Runabout. After that, a commercial featuring some stop-motion animation for the Country … 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: ’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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