Skip to comments.Mattel Tommy Burst TV commercial 1960s!
Posted on 11/14/2009 5:54:59 AM PST by tlb
Rare early 60s tv commercial for Mattel's Tommy Burst submachine gun detective set. Load in some fresh caps, pull the bolt back, and it made a God-awful noise as it produced a small cloud of smoke around the barrel tip. It was fantastic!! Guaranteed to take your friends & relatives down, one at a time.
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Shootin' Shell 45 cap gun commercial ( Mattel )
Those were the days.
I can remember getting the “James Bond” det. kit as a kid. that was fun too. the stuff the kids get today, no way to use their minds and play outside. Just become mindnumbed robots/drones to do as they are told to do by big brother!
I remember those safe shootin’ shells, the fanner fifty, and the swivel holster. Mattel made a lot more than Barbi dolls.
Yep. Those were the good ole days. I showed my son the kind of toys we used to get for Christmas and he was very jealous. Said he would rather have that than PS3 games. He remarked “Now all the toy guns are lime green with pink polkadots!!!” I love that kid.
I’d like to have that TODAY, at 34 years old.
LEO’s would be mowing kid’s down in the street if they were playing with something like that today.
Anyone recognize the the criminal?
>>>I remember those safe shootin shells, the fanner fifty, and the swivel holster.
MATTELL FANNER .50 AND CROSS-DRAW HOLSTER TOY COMMERCIAL
1960s era commercial depicts how Matty Mattel helps hus Uncle Matt stave off trail robbers with his realistic-looking Mattel Fanner .50 cap gun
If I ‘m not mistaken that’s Andy Griffith’s “Otis the town drunk” both as the bad guy and pitch man.
The shootin shell is pretty cool.
Look at this:
My favorite is at a minute and 27 seconds.
We had cap guns when I was a kid in the early 80s. The toy stores were full of them. Then in the 90s I remember noticing that cap guns were kind of rare. The shift came some time in the 90s, or maybe even late 80s.
A $7.00 toy in 1960, calculating for inflation at http://www.usinflationcalculator.com/
$51.07 in 2009 dollars.
You had to be a VERY good boy for Santa to come through with that I expect.
Fanner .50 - the envy of every boy in the mid 1950s.
I was into heavy artillery myself.
Johnny Reb Cannon.Remco,1961.
Still have what’s left of it.
That commercial rocked!
Are we talking that Bond attache case? With the hidden 'knife'? I had that, and it kicked *ss! Too bad modern kids have gotten punk'd by communist liberals...
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