DECEMBER 21, 2007
I carried around that box of commercials for almost 40 years storing them in hot attics and damp basements along the way. Last year, I found somebody to digitize them. Even though these vintage commercials have faded and sadly lost a lot of color with the passing of time, I've decided to share them with everyone, regardless. Some of them are simply gems.
The whole project is here at YouTube.
Some of my personal favorites
The Car Man - Citgo Commercial
This one is just a pure classic from start to finish. I wonder who that girl is. There is another in the same series here.
Talking Crissy Doll
This commercial might be one of the creepiest things I've ever seen. One of the girls who starred in this actually wrote to me and said she thought it was creepy too.
M&M's - Go Fish
This one is just great television. I kinda wish there were more commercials like this.
"Thanks for the GumBall!"
Country Club Malt Liquor
They could never make a commercial like this today. Features a room full of drunks drinking a lot of beer. I love it.
Del Monte Gel Cup
This commercial is perfect. The timing, the kid, everything.
Belly Button Baby
This means something and I'm not sure I want to know what it is. If you figure it out, keep it to yourself.
Close N'Play by Kenner
I can watch this over and over again.