Tag Archives: Paul Burke

70s Spots (Holidays): Radio Shack Walkie-Talkies (Xmas, 1977)

“A great space age gift for kids!” The commercials are back online! (Big thanks to reader, Clarke, for suggesting VideoPad editor which is getting the job done). Here’s another Radio Shack Christmas spot starring Paul Burke. This one aired in … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): Radio Shack ‘Science Fair’ (Xmas, 1978)

“150 different gifts they can enjoy long after Christmas is over.” Our 25 days of holiday-themed 70s commercials continues with a December 1978 spot for Radio Shack. Longtime Tandy spokesperson Paul Burke shows off the Science Fair Electronic Project Kit … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Radio Shack Catalog & CBs (1977)

“Only at Radio Shack. A Tandy company!” Traveling back to 1977 today for two Radio Shack spots. First, a spot from October ’77 opens the Realistic catalog where we find hi-fi systems, tape recorders, hobby kits, and more. Second, a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Radio Shack ‘Bicycle Radios’ (1976)

“The perfect gift for pedal-pushers.” Here’s actor, Paul Burke in one of his many Radio Shack spots. This one, from December of 1976, shows off a collection of fancy bicycle radios. Radio Shack ‘Bicycle Radios’ Commercial, 1976 Previously on 70s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Radio Shack Christmas Walkie-Talkies (1976)

“Here’s a space age gift for kids – only from Radio Shack.” All right, let’s squawk into our Daily 70s Spot. “10-4. 10-4.” Here’s a Radio Shack commercial featuring Space Patrol walkie-talkies for Christmas. The spokesperson is actor Paul Burke … Continue reading

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