Link: Old School Romance on Youtube

Old Romance Commercials on Youtube

I discovered these clips on YouTube. They are a great throwback to yesteryear.

The following six commercials advertise the wonder of category romance novels. The first one from 1976 is older than I am!

They look so tasteful, like old Summer’s Eve or Massengill feminine douche commercials. I got a kick out of watching them. Hope you enjoy them, too.

1976 Harlequin Ad

1980 Harlequin Ad

1981 Harlequin Romance Novels of Love Commercial

1982 Mills & Boon Ad

1982 Harlequin Super Romance Ad

1982 Silhouette Special Edition Ad

What do think? Do they put you in the mood for romance? I think they needed someone like Fabio, but he was from a different era.

As usual, we’ll be archiving this post to our LINKS page, which you can access from the top MENU. Check it out, if you haven’t. There are listings of great sites, blogs, and fun facts about romance.

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About Jacqueline Diaz

Old-School, retro, and vintage romance reads are my jam, baby! The good, the bad, the cheesy, and the sleazy! I have no shame about it; I love ’em! An auto-didact, amateur historian, and reader of romance novels since 1990, I hope to offer a unique perspective on the genre. As a blogger, you may know me by several names; here, I’m Jacqueline Diaz. I’m also the aspiring author of two works-in-progress, historical romances, The Savage Noble and What She Says with Her Eyes, which hopefully will be released in 2023.

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