For our daily classic commercials post, we bring you this Maxell advert from the 80’s, featuring Pete Murphy. Video after the jump.

In the 1980s, Maxell became an icon of pop culture when it produced advertisements popularly known as “Blown Away Guy” for its line of audio cassettes. The original campaign began as a trade ad in 1978 and was made into TV spots in 1979 which ran throughout the 1980s. Steve Steigman was the photographer[1] and Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries” was used for music

For our daily classic commercials post, we bring you this Maxell advert from the 80’s, featuring Pete Murphy. Video after the jump.

In the 1980s, Maxell became an icon of pop culture when it produced advertisements popularly known as “Blown Away Guy” for its line of audio cassettes. The original campaign began as a trade ad in 1978 and was made into TV spots in 1979 which ran throughout the 1980s. Steve Steigman was the photographer[1] and Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries” was used for music