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70s Spots: ‘King Kong’ & ‘Kojak’ (1976)

“The most exciting original motion picture event of all time.” The never subtle Dino De Laurentiis released his version of King Kong in December of 1976. I saw it in a movie theater at the age of 10 and enjoyed … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Telly Savalas For Black Velvet Whisky (1978)

“Feel the Velvet, baby.” A smooth classic. Telly Savalas For Black Velvet Whisky originally appeared in the September 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad Ads: Peter Ustinov For Gallo Wine (1975)

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Daily 70s Ad: Telly Savalas For Gillette (1975)

(Click to enlarge) “Cut me, baby, and I’ll bend both your edges back.” Hey look, it’s Telly “Kojack” Savalas for Gillette Twinjector. Daily 70s Ad #213: Telly Savalas For Gillette originally appeared in the August, 1975 issue of Popular Science … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Kelly’s Heroes

Kelly’s Heroes hit theaters in June of 1970 and ended up just making it onto the Top 20 highest-grossing films of the year list. The WWII comedy stars Clint Eastwood as the titular hero along with Donald Sutherland (Oddball), Don … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: ‘Kojak’ (’73 -’78)

It’s time to launch a new reoccurring segment here at Bionic Disco with the catchy title of “Show Toppers.” Herein, we’ll post intros for television shows of the 1970s – both well-known and obscure. Let’s start things off with a … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas: Kojack Sings Just for You

Merry Christmas, Bionic friends! I hope your holiday is joyous, safe and bright. And now, from 1975, Telly “Kojack” Savalas will “sing” a nice Christmas tune for all of us – just because. Enjoy!

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