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  • CLAIROL: BLONDE LINE {AMERICAN TELEVISION COMMERCIALS FESTIVAL, CLIO AWARDS, 1969} (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1968

    In this commercial for Clairol, several men admit that as far as they are concerned, all the clich?s about men's attitudes toward blondes are true. "I never knew an unfriendly blonde in my entire life," one man observes. "I like going out with blondes," s...

  • MCDONALD'S: POWER PLAY {MCDONALD'S CORPORATION: 24 ADS FROM 1994} : 1994

    In this commercial for McDonald's, a young couple is shown on a quiet night at home in front of the TV set. The woman cleverly gains control of the remote control device by handing her lover some McDonald's french fries. Slogan (supered): "What you want...

  • PEPSI: DREAMS {AICP SHOW REEL: 1993}

    In this commercial for Pepsi, Michael Jackson is shown walking through a deserted alley when he sees a vision of a beautiful girl. He follows her into a magical world of fantasy inhabited by princesses, children and animals. After a brief series of mirac...

  • GUN CONTROL/CALIFORNIA'S INNOCENT VICTIMS: KEEP THEM OUT OF REACH {AICP SHOW REEL: 1993}

    In this student production of a public service announcement advocating handgun control, a housewife sends her daughter upstairs to fetch a pair of glasses while she talks on the telephone with a friend. Unfortunately, the girl finds a loaded handgun in h...

  • AMERICAN EXPRESS: {JEFF LOVINGER REEL}

    In this commercial for American Express, restaurant designer Terence Conran explains that his job is to deal with life as it is but to dream of life as it should be. "I think the function of the American Express Card is to make life easier," he says. "I ...

  • SAMUEL ADAMS: RESTAURANT {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF AUGUST 1995} : 1995/08/xx

    In this commercial for Samuel Adams Beer, a man is shown seated in an uncrowded restaurant. A lone glass of beer sits on the table before him. Meanwhile, the announcer poses a series of questions: "Do you love beer? Do you have a favorite beer glass? ...

  • 1-800-COLLECT: BRADY HOUSE PARTY {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF JULY 1996} : 1996/07/xx

    In this commercial for MCI, a noisy party in a suburban house is in full swing when the phone rings. The caller turns out to be Mike Brady of "The Brady Bunch," who just wanted to check in with housesitter Calvert DeForest. "Hey, smart move calling 1-800...

  • BUDWEISER: GARCON {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF JULY 1996} : 1996/07/xx

    In this commercial for Budweiser, a waiter at a fancy restaurant makes several suggestions from the wine list but a man and his date at a table aren't impressed. "How about something in a lager?" the man suggests. "What have you got in a Budweiser from s...

  • COORS LIGHT: "INDEPENDENCE DAY" PRODUCT TIE-IN {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF JUNE 1996} : 1996/06/xx

    In this commercial for Coors Light beer, the announcer explains that viewers can win a part in an upcoming movie, or get an assortment of "Independence Day" memorabilia, by playing the Coors "Independence Day" Sweepstakes. "Look for details where you buy ...

  • MTV: PORTABLE {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF MAY 1996} : 1996/05/xx

    In this commercial for MTV, a young American woman is shown carrying a television set in her hand while riding on a camel somewhere in North Africa. When she arrives in the nearest town, she heads for the local electronics shop to pick up some batteries. ...

  • GOOD HUMOR: GOOD HUMOR MAN {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF MAY 1996} : 1996/05/xx

    In this commercial for Good Humor ice cream, a Good Humor man who likes rap music explains that he's "the only man with an ice cream plan; takin' my ice cream across the land." Before long, the kids in a suburban neighborhood are dancing all around his Go...

  • KRAFT BARBECUE SAUCE: BORN TO BARBECUE {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF MAY 1996} : 1996/05/xx

    In this animated commercial for Kraft Barbecue Sauce, a chicken that's being barbecued comes to life, graps a microphone, and proceeds to introduce the other performers on tonight's menu -- a trio of hot dogs known as "the Kraft-tones" and Kraft Barbecue S...

  • SNICKERS: GARDEN-HAKEEN, PART 2 {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF APRIL 1996} : 1996/04/xx

    In this commercial for Snickers, NBA star Hakeem Olajuwan finds himself stranded at the Bronx Botanical Gardens after having asked a Knicks fan who drives a cab to take him to "The Garden." "Gonna be even longer than you thought?" the announcer asks. "Be...

  • SNAPPLE: CUPUACU {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF APRIL 1996} : 1996/04/xx

    In this commercial for Snapple Samoan Splash, an unusual type of fruit from Brazil called cupaucu is shown displayed on a pedestal in an art gallery setting. As several trendy-looking black-clad art lovers admire it, the announcer explains that Snapple is...

  • CLOTHESTIME STORES: BEDROOM {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF APRIL 1996} : 1996/04/xx

    In this commercial for Clothestime Stores, a woman waiting for a phone call is shown idly killing time in her apartment. Suddenly the phone rings. "Hello," the "woman" says. "Yeah, this is Mark." The female announcer points out that if Clothestime can ...

  • 7-UP {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF FEBRUARY 1996} : 1996/02/xx

    In this commercial for 7-Up, young men and women are shown relaxing with friends and enjoying the refreshment of 7-Up. The lyrics of the accompanying jingle describe 7-Up as a beverage that's "clear . . . wonderful and . . . totally fine." Slogan (supere...

  • OSCAR MAYER {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF NOVEMBER 1995} : 1995/11/xx

    In this commercial for Oscar Mayer, several delivery trucks in the shape of enormous frankfurters are shown driving through a desert landscape. Meanwhile, a family of vacationers are shown having Oscar Mayer hot dogs for lunch. The announcer explains tha...

  • DIGITAL: MANIFESTO {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF NOVEMBER 1995} : 1995/11/xx

    In this commercial for Digital, several scenerios envisioning the future of corporate computing systems are shown. "Most will turn out not to be right," the announcer explains. "But we're working to make sure you can't go wrong." She goes on to say that...

  • APPLE MACINTOSH: ORNITHOLOGY {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF NOVEMBER 1995} : 1995/11/xx

    In this commercial for Apple Macintosh, an elderly man and woman are shown watching a CD-rom about songbirds on their computer. As each bird's song is heard, they mimic the sound by whistling. "If you owned the world's easiest computer," the announcer as...

  • MORNINGSTAR FARMS {HARRY DOOLITTLE ADVERTISING REEL}

    In this commercial for Morningstar Farms, a housewife is shown passing a platter of sausages around the breakfast table. The announcer explains that if you've given up sausages because of concerns about cholesterol, you should try new Breakfast Links and ...