Non-toy ad Tuesday: Bill and Ted, Adidas, Smarties, and King Kong!

Non-toy ad Tuesday presents four fine ads from the ’70s and ’80s that are not directly toy-related: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure; French Adidas clothing for kids; French Smarties; and an ad for the 1977 King Kong movie featuring the artwork of John Berkey.

BILL and TED’s EXCELLENT ADVENTURE
USA. DC The Phantom. 1989.

USA. DC The Phantom. 1989.

ADIDAS
France. Pif Gadget. 1983.

France. Pif Gadget. 1983.

SMARTIES
France. Pif Gadget. 1977.

France. Pif Gadget. 1977.

KING KONG
USA. The Defenders 46. 1977.

USA. The Defenders 46. 1977. The artwork for this King Kong movie poster is by John Berkey. Berkey had many other movie poster hits including Star Wars and The Towering Inferno.

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