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memories of the’ 70s – Nichols

In the early 1970s, tv star James Garner tried to reinvent the TV western with the series Nichols. Created by Frank Pierson, the series decided to take a different view of a typical western. Starring James Garner as the lead … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Polaroid commercials

In the early 1980s, two well-known actors became ad pitchmen that everyone adored: James Garner and Mariette Hartley for Polaroid. Garner had been doing television commercials for Polaroid in the late 1970s, promoting the latest camera releases. Portraying a married … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Rockford Files

In the early 1970s, the laid back private detective was epitomized by the wise-cracking Jim Rockford and The Rockford Files. Created by Roy Huggins and Stephen J. Cannell, The Rockford Files was a modern version of Maverick, a western series … Continue reading

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