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70s Spots: Ford Maverick (1970) & Pinto (1971)

“Why gamble? We’ve got three sure things for you.” A pair of early Seventies Ford commercials rolling into view. First, the Maverick line-up featuring The Grabber muscle car debut from September of 1970. Second, Chaffey College students in California drive … 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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Daily 70s Spot #386: Ford Pinto With Herb Edelman & Arte Johnson (1975)

“Ford means value.” Here’s a nice Ford Pinto spot that’s chock full o’ 70s stars. The spokesperson is Herb Edelman (Big John, Little John), the cop is Allan Melvin (The Brady Bunch), and Arte Johnson (Laugh-In) appears in a bunny … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Ford Pinto ‘Basics’ (1973)

“When you get back to basics, you get back to Ford.” Remember Ford Pinto when you need to do a bit of off-roading. Daily 70s Ad #280: Ford Pinto ‘Basics’ originally appeared in the October 15, 1973 issue of New … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Ford Futura & Pinto (1978 & ’79)

“Join the Pinto family.” Ford Weekend continues today with two more vintage commercials. First up, we have a spot featuring some hot disco dancing and the “new” Ford Futura. After that, you’ll enjoy a family-oriented spot for everyone’s favorite, the … Continue reading

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