The Supersonic Future

Posted by Michael Pinto on Sep 4, 2006 in Television |

This is a 1975 commercial for Braniff Airways showing the future of supersonic air travel, keep in mind during that era everyone was pretty darn sure that the SST would replace those ugly looking 747 aircraft. It’s sort of ironic that the Concorde has gone the way of history and there are more 747 looking airplanes than ever before. And other sad footnote is that Braniff Airways wouldn’t last past 1982:

Here’s another odd Braniff commercial from a few years before that features pop art superstar Andy Warhol and boxer Sonny Liston:

Notice that sexist 60s tagline at the end: “They like our girls, they like our food, they like our style!”

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