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70s Spots: Sony ‘Secret Agent’ Electronics (1977)

“It’s a Sony.” A pair of commercials for Sony today. First up, we have a fun spot from October 1977 featuring a Roger Moore, 007-type and Sony micro-recorders and video cameras. Second, a November ’77 spot for Sony TVs featuring … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sony Betamax Vs. RCA VHS (1978)

“It could change your whole way of life.” Here it is, folks. Today, we relive the Battle of the Century! Sony’s Betamax (Beta tape) versus RCA’s VHS recorder. Beta tape technology was superior in nearly every way so it was … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Panasonic TVs & Sony Cassette-Corder (1971)

“More exciting ways to watch TV than anyone else in the world.” Early 70s electronics on the viewer today. First, a supersonic Panasonic spot featuring a silver-suited spaceman and a variety of cool TV devices. Get a look at these … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #467: Sony Betamax (1976)

“With Sony’s Betamax you won’t miss a thing.” I like the fellow in this spot for Sony’s Betamax recorder. He’s got quality comedic body language going. The commercial aired in December of 1976. Press play and enjoy. Sony Betamax Commercial, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #442: Sony TV ‘Emmy Award’ (1973)

“It’s really true. Sony won an Emmy.” Here’s a fun spot from Sony showing off their recent Emmy Award win. The company handles things with a touch of humor which is always nice. The commercial ran in October of 1973. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #396: Sony Betamax (1979)

“Sony. The one and only.” And now, a spot for the Sony Betamax recorder featuring a proud father fast-forwarding through a “boring” tennis match. The commercial aired in December of 1979. It’s a shame that VHS won the popularity battle … Continue reading

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