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70s Spots: Laurence Olivier For Polaroid (1973 & ’74)

“Photographs seemingly as real as life itself.” In the early 1970s, one of the world’s greatest actors signed on to star in a series of US-only commercials for the Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera. Here now, are two of those spots … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Nikon Camera ‘Puppies’ (1979)

“It’s not just a camera. It’s a Nikon.” When you need to capture the cuteness that is a box full of bounding puppies – the Nikon EM is the camera for you. According to the commercial below, that is, which … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #394: Bruce Jenner For Minolta Cameras (1979)

“The automatic choice in automatic cameras.” Today, we find Bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner) as spokeperson for the Minolta XG-1. The spot aired in December of 1979. In the summer of 1976, Jenner won the Olympic decathlon title … Continue reading

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