Tag Archives: New York

70s Spots: Yankees Franks & Colonial Bacon (Billy Martin, 1978)

“The taste that takes you out to the ball game…at home.” Here’s a pair of commercials for our newly-arrived summer. New York Yankees Manager Billy Martin for Yankees Franks and Martin and Jim Rice of the Boston Red Sox for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: American Express ‘NYC’ (1974)

“How many ways can you use your credit card?” Greetings, and Happy Friday! Here’s a spot for American Express featuring testimonials from New Yorkers. The commercial aired in March of 1974. American Express ‘NYC’ Commercial, 1974 Previously on 70s Spots: … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Peter Ustinov For Gallo Wine (1975)

“I urge you to try it.” I can’t look at Peter Ustinov and not think of Logan’s Run. Peter Ustinov For Gallo Wine originally appeared in the August 11, 1975 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘The Dodge Colt’ (1974)

“For a little car, it’s a lot of car.” What’ll it be? A Coupe or Sedan? ‘The Dodge Colt’ originally appeared in the June 03, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on Rad Ads: Jaguar E-Type … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jaguar E-Type ‘Prowl Car’ (1974)

“Whether cruising on the highway or deftly stalking through twisting country roads, the Jaguar E-type dominates all it surveys.” From British Leyland. Jaguar E-Type ‘Prowl Car’ originally appeared in the June 03, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘Join The Olivetti Girls’ (1972)

“Hey! If you work in an office and type on an electric typewriter, join us. Be an Olivetti Girl!” Yes, this is an ad for typewriters, adding machines and copiers. ‘Join The Olivetti Girls’ originally appeared in the April 17, … Continue reading

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