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TV Ads – 1978 – MG Midget Cars + Polaroid Cameras + Amalie Motor Oil + Jack In The Box Restaurants

The MG Midget is a small two-seater sports car produced by MG from 1961 to 1979. The first version, announced at the end of June 1961…..was essentially a slightly more expensive badge-engineered version of the MkII Austin-Healey Sprite deluxe version. The original ‘frogeye’ Sprite had been introduced specifically to fill the gap in the market left by the end of production of the MG T-type Midget as its replacement….as the MGA had been a significantly larger and more expensive car with greater performance.

Polaroid is an American company that is a brand licensor and marketer of its portfolio of consumer electronics to companies that distribute consumer electronics and eyewear. It is best known for its Polaroid instant film and cameras. 

Amalie Oil Company is an American company that manufactures various weights of motor oil, synthetic oil, transmission fluid and other automotive fluids. The company was founded in Franklin, Pennsylvania in 1903….which gave rise to its current slogan “Better than it has to be… Since 1903.”

Jack in the Box is an American fast-food restaurant chain founded February 21, 1951, by Robert O. Peterson in San Diego, California….where it is headquartered…..as the chain has 2,200 locations….which primarily serve the West Coast of the United States….plus restaurants are also found in selected large urban areas outside the West Coast including Phoenix, Denver, Albuquerque, El Paso, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Baton Rouge, Nashville, Charlotte, St. Louis, Indianapolis, and Cincinnati.

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