Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Animated Dr Pepper Theater Commercial (1960s)

This color animated Dr. Pepper commercial featuring a jazzy theme ran in drive-in theaters in the 1960s. It urges patrons to get some snack bar treats and wash it down with a tasty Dr. Pepper. The promotional spot ends with the classic "Frosty, Man, Frosty". This slogan was introduced in 1956 with the appearance of the mascot Frosty Dog and lasted until the early 1960s.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

1965 Pontiac Catalina Commercial

This classic 1965 commercial introduces the Pontiac Catalina. Watch as a model drives up with photographers waiting only to be ignored due to the beauty of this automobile. With many features including a fastback roofline and choice of engines, it is promoted as "the lowest priced car in the regular Pontiac series".

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Guess Who- These Eyes (1969)

In this clip, Canadian rock band The Guess Who perform their 1969 classic hit "These Eyes". It was released in the U.S. in April 1969, and became a breakthrough success for the group. It would be their first single to reach the top ten on the Billboard Pop Singles chart, peaking at number six.

Monday, February 9, 2015

StarKist Tuna Commercial (1962)

This classic StarKist Tuna commercial aired in 1962 and features Charlie the Tuna and his cigar smoking friend. Charlie has on a pair of shades "to go up to the surface and have a look around" because a StarKist Tuna scout is up above. After explaining that he has "connections" with StarKist, a hook comes down that reads "Sorry Charlie".