YouTuber trainluvr recently came across a pile of old VHS tapes in the garbage of his/her apartment building and saved them, letting us get a glimpse into local television ads from 1977 through 1986. Check them out!
Some TV commercials related to NYC and Transit. […] The first 45 seconds gives samples of each ad in the line up. The Tic Tac ad features a young actor that was a classmate of mine in High School. The Pontiac Grand Am ad is a treasure representing the peak of the musical TV ad art form. There is a lot going in that one that simply could not fly today.
- Carabine Jeans
- BonJour Jeans
- NY Instant Lottery
- Tropicana Orange Juice
- Bowery Savings Bank (Joe DiMaggio) (ca. 1981)
- Pontiac Grand Am - We Build Excitement (must see)
- Chams De Baron (1980)
- Tic Tac Mouth Whack (1979) (camp counselor actor name?)
- Big Apple Minute - Bill Boggs in Little Italy (featurette)
- Big Apple Minute - Doris McMillon does Orchard Street (featurette)
- Fanfares Shoes - late 1970s AM General type Metro-Dade bus
- New Jersey's Got It!
- Bob Gigante for Senator from Staten Island
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