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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: Polaroid (Garner & Hartley) & RCA TV (Cicely Tyson) (1977)

“The simplest camera in the world.” How goes the fledgling weekend? Thanks for checking in for a double dose of nostalgia. Here’s two spots that aired in October of 1977. First, the famous team of James Garner and Marriette Hartley … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Polaroid Big Shot (1971)

“Every shot this camera takes is a close-up portrait.” It’s time to snap a few close-up pics with Polaroid’s massive Big Shot Land Camera. If you can lift it – you can take some very lovely portraits. The spot aired … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #502: Polaroid Land Camera (1973)

“The Polaroid minute. 24.95.” If a picture is worth a thousand words, this commercial is worth, well…a whole lot. Here’s one for the Polaroid Square Shooter Land Camera from November of 1973. Click it and wait a few minutes. Polaroid … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Polaroid’s Focused Flash (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “Spend the extra $10 and see the light.” Hi-tech flashcubes. All right! Daily 70s Ad #128: Polaroid’s Focused Flash originally appeared in the April 28, 1972 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Polaroid Colorpack II Land Camera (1970)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Pictures for everybody while everybody’s there.” With “electric eye” and “electronic shutter!” Daily 70s Ad #59: Polaroid Colorpack II Land Camera originally appeared in the November 13, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on … Continue reading

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