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70s Spots: Plymouth Road Runner & Ford LTD (1971)

“Coming through!” Warner Brother’s Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner appear in this spot for the 1971 Plymouth Road Runner. The commercial aired on New Year’s Day ’71 and was produced in 1970. After that, we have a classical … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pinto Vs. Japan (Jackie Stewart, 1977)

“Another better idea from Ford.” A pair of Ford commercials for you today. First, we find racing champ Sir Jackie Stewart comparing the ’78 Ford Pinto line-up to Japan’s Datsun, Toyota, and Civic. The spot aired in November of 1977. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Sexy’ ’75 Lincoln-Mercury Line-Up (1974)

“Your Lincoln-Mercury dealer – he’s a pretty sexy guy.” Let’s drive some automobile spots onto the lot. Here’s a pair of Lincoln-Mercury commercials from November of 1974 with the new ’75 models on display. They’re sexy as all get out. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Jeep CJ-5 & Mustang II (1974)

“What’cha doin’ on your day off?” I’ve been absent from the ‘Disco for a few days. Apologies for that. Let’s get things rolling again with two car commercials. First, a spot for Jeep CJ-5 from January of 1974 (produced in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’74 Ford Torinos (Hugh Downs, 1973)

“The closer you look – they better we look.” Two spots for the Ford Torino Brougham now. First, Hugh Downs (still going strong at the age of 96 by the way) drives a carpool around Hollywood, CA. Second, a young … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pickup ‘Whistler’s Mother’ & Ford Granada ‘Wedding’ (1977)

“Far out!” 1977 Ford vehicles are rolling out with a dash of humor in today’s pair of commercials. First, we find “Whistler’s Mother” in command of the latest Ford pickup. Second, the Ford Granada’s resemblance to Mercedes and Cadillac causes … Continue reading

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