Before they were Famous ft Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta and Farrah Fawcett

7 Actors and actresses (1960's & 1970's) in commercials before they were famous.
Before they became famous movie and TV stars, they were doing commercials and advertisements for various companies and products.

Most of these commercials are funny, and show the difference in the way commercials were written and directed compared with commercials now.

1: Robert De Niro for AMC Ambassador (1969)
2: Farrah Fawcett for Union 76 (1972)
3: Dustin Hoffman for Volkswagen (1966)
4: Kim Basinger for Bright Side Shampoo (1972)
5: Lindsay Wagner for Twice As Nice Shampoo (1967)
6: John Travolta for U.S. Army (1973)
7: Cybil Shepherd for Cover Girl Make-up (1969)

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Are we using the internet to conduct too much of our lives? Are we unknowingly eroding our "real-world" relationships of genuine meaning by maintaining them on Facebook? Philosopher Luciano Floridi explains why blaming technology for intellectual and social laziness is misguided. The notion that our machines will inevitably usurp control from us ignores a crucial fact: humans are the designers of technology. So what kind of role do we want technology to play in our lives? How do we accomplish this through design?

This program is part of The Big Idea Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation.

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