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70s Spots: Pepsi Light & Schlitz ‘Clambake’ (1976)

“Lemony taste in. Half the calories out.” Raise your hand if you remember Pepsi Light! Well, I sure do. Here’s a spot for the soft drink from January 1976 (produced in 1975). While researching this a bit I was unable … Continue reading

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70s Spots: James Coburn For Schlitz Light (1977)

“The only Light beer with Gusto.” Actor James Coburn donned Western finery for a series of Schlitz Light beer commercials in the late seventies. I’m pleased to present a pair of these spots for you today from October and November … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Colt 45 ‘Dirt Drop’ & Schlitz ‘Ship Captain’ (1973)

“If unique is what you seek…” A pair of quality 1973 drinkin’ spots on-tap today. Both of these made me smile and I hope they do the same for you. First, comedian Billy Van is back for Colt 45 Malt … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Schlitz Beer ‘Alaska’ & Sea Plane’ (1973)

“Taste the Gusto of Schlitz.” Two snowy wilderness-themed Schlitz beer spots on-tap today. Firstly, an Alaskan park ranger rescues a moose (yes, you read that right). The commercial aired in September of 1973. Second, a sea plane pilot hops over … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #526, 527: Schlitz Malt Liquor (Gregory Hines, 1979)

“A special premium brew that’s in a class by itself.” Happy Mother’s Day! To cap off 1979 week, we’ve got two commercials for Schlitz. First, Actor-dancer, Gregory Hines appears as a waiter in a spot for the Schlitz Malt Liquor … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #463, 464: Old Milwaukee & Schlitz Beer (1975)

“Tastes as great as its name.” Capping off 1975 Week, we have two beer commercials for a fine, lazy Sunday. First up, one for Old Milwaukee featuring “Babe Ruth.” After that, a team of cowboys go for the Gusto by … Continue reading

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