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A Delightful Assault On My Childhood Memories
Steves | Southern California, USA | 07/23/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
Wow, what a mind-blower. I remember soooo many of these from Saturday morning TV viewing. And I had a lot of the toys (wish I'd hung on to my Mr. Machine and Creepy Crawlers). Quite an assortment. For the curious (and nostalgic), here's the list of commercials:
Agent Zero M Sonic Blaster
Barbie & Ken
Barbie's Dream House
Best of the West
Big Wheel Cobra Cycle
Billy Goat Game
Bizzy Buzz Buzz
Blaze the Galloping Horse
Budding Beauty Vanity
Carry-All Action Play Sets
Coney Island Penny Machine
Connect Four Game
Dick Tracy 2-Way Wrist Radio
Johnny Lightning Double Trouble Car
Keds Blooper Ball
Lie Detector Game
Lionel Electric Train
Major Matt Mason
Mouse Factory Toothbrush
Mr. Potato Head
Play-Doh Pumper No. 9
Pulsar: The Ultimate Man of Adventure
Remco Transistor Radio
Ride'em Shoot'em Jeep
Rock'em Sock'em Robots
Scooby Doo Pool
Shoop-Shoop Hula Hoop
Shootin' Shell Winchester
Signal Wrist Flashlight
Sizzlers II Silver Circuit Set
Sonar Sub Hunt Game
Star Team Space Equipment
Super Spy Attache Case
Welcome Back Kotter Game
The Best Commercials DVD In Print
Bluesy200 | USA | 08/09/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Passport Video is steadily losing its reputation for putting out junk. This DVD is not only major league, it's one of the finest commercials DVDs I've ever seen, and I've seen them all.
The DVD was engineered with the end-user in mind: There are chapters listing the titles of each commercial, and your remote control's "skip" button actually works, skipping to the next ad instead of the next chapter!
Some of the ads are the same ones you can download for free off the web, but most of them are not: they are in superb condition. Audio on 99% of them is pristine, with balanced/normalized levels.
And Passport FINALLY stopped using watermarks in the bottom right corner. Kudos!
Contrary to what others have said, most of these are familiar, airing in the 1960s and 1970s. There is an impressive celebrity chapter, which includes several very rare commercials in great condition. I have no idea where Passport got them, but it was a shocking surprise (a good shock) to see them again.
I'm giving this DVD the highest recommendation. In my honest opinion, it is underpriced at its suggested retail price. The amount of work that went into it is extraordinary.
Strong buy recommendation."
Bang for the buck, plus high quality
J. Dennis | Chicago, IL | 01/16/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"At $10, this quality DVD is well worth it. The selection of commercials is diverse and fun, and neatly divided into three sub-sections. Though I was born in the mid-Seventies, even the older commercials I don't recognize (about half of them) are still very entertaining and well-chosen. I bought a similar DVD for my brother ("70's Dimension"), which was also extremely entertaining and also has some features not on this DVD (i.e. movie shorts by artists, made with snippits of commercials), but cost about 3X as much. This DVD is where to start for your retro fix. Then go watch some Boomerang!"
Much better than advertised!
Keith Black | Simi Valley, CA USA | 01/06/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"For the price, I thought this collection would be "ok", but I was surprised!
This DVD not only has kids toys, games, snacks & cereals, but ALSO a huge section of commercials for kids AND adults called "celebrity commercials".
A nice suprise and a fun & nostalgic collection! I remember seeing some of these on tv when they were new.