Posts Tagged ‘1977’

Robin Williams 1977 TV Commercial

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Robin Williams plays a mischievous young husband in this TV spot for the Illinois Bell Phone Center Store. Found at YouTube from Libmanmusic.

Pre-Star Wars Harrison Ford Interview

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Ford sat down with KXAS-TV reporter Bobbie Wygant to discuss an exciting new film called Star Wars. Found at Vimeo from

Star Wars, Episode IV Original Trailer

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

From the first Star Wars movie released in 1977…with that 1977 voice over. Found at YouTube from antisubliminal.

Frost/Nixon Interview Clips

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

Parliament: Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome

Monday, January 28th, 2008

, baby! Well, not Funkadelic, actually: . This is a great commercial from 1977 for the Parliament album that features animation by .

Spider Pig On The Wing

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

came out on DVD yesterday and to promote the disc release, they raised the Spider Pig from the movie above the in London, the setting for the cover art of one of my favorite albums, ‘s 1977 release, :

The album included three "pig" songs, , Pigs On The Wing 2, and . This is the cover art with the floating pig above the station:

Pigs On The Wing - Pink Floyd Cover - Battlesea Power Station

This is a news report about the movie publicity stunt:

Here’s the Spider Pig scene from the movie:

And this is the Spider Pig song from The Simpsons Movie with footage of the raising of the pig:

This is a music video for Pigs On The Wing 1 & 2 featuring footage of the raising of the pig:

Finally, this is a nice mashup of Hallmark Entertainment’s and Pigs (Three Different Ones). The bass lines are fantastic in this song!:

And now you have all the context!