Wednesday, August 13

 

Friday, September 20

Watch This First: Corvette Summer trailer, 1978

by Jason Toon

Our 70's Car Movie Trailer Week concludes with the story of a regular kid from the middle of nowhere who dreamed of zooming across the galaxy in a powerful craft: yes, it's Mark Hamill in Corvette Summer, reputedly shot before Star Wars but unreleased until after he hit the big time. It seems Lu- uh, Mark spent a year cherrying out the ultimate 'vette only to have it stolen the next day. A pre-Designing Women Annie Potts plays a sort of slutty, Earthbound Princess Leia.
 


70's Car Movie Trailer Week has been fun, but there are so many more "great" 70s car movie trailers than one week could possibly hold. Share your unsung favorites in the discussion thread.

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Thursday, September 19

Watch This First: The Big Bus trailer, 1976

by Jason Toon

Four years before Airplane!, the disaster-movie parody The Big Bus barreled into cineplexes, fueled by the atomic star-power of Vic Tayback and Richard Mulligan. It's long been a favorite of Woot writer Sean "University" Adams, so Watch This First is pleased to present it here on the penultimate day of '70s Car Movie Trailer Week.
 


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Wednesday, September 18

 

Tuesday, September 17

Watch This First: The Van trailer, 1977

by Jason Toon

Oh, '70s Car Movie Trailers, you're so innocently sleazy. The 1977 teen sex romp The Van don't mean nobody no harm. It's just looking for a lady in a short pair of cutoffs for a laid-back ride through endless stoned sunshine. If the trailer gives you the munchies, you can watch the entirety of this very NSFW pre-AIDS time capsule right there on the YouTube.
 


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Monday, September 16

Watch This First: Grand Theft Auto trailer, 1977

by Jason Toon

Feels like a '70s Car Movie Trailers kinda week, doesn't it? So that's exactly what the Watch This First bureau will be doing all week long. Let's get it started with Ron Howard's 1977 caper Grand Theft Auto. When Opie and his girlfriend steal her dad's Rolls for a junket to Vegas, it's way more fun than the video game that would later take the same name.
 


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