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Vitalis Commercial (1971)

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Vitalis Commercial

Summer/Fall 1971
 
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Plot / Description

This is a commercial from 1971 for Vitalis hair conditioner featuring a phone conversation between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali. 
 
"VINTAGE COMMERCIAL - VITALIS HAIR CONDITIONER"

Voiceover

Ali: Joe, Joe you know for real that you were whooped, don't you? 
Frazier: You know for real.  
Ali: How you gonna catch me and hit me, Joe? I'm too fast. 
Frazier: I'll be smokin' right on you. 
Ali: Well you gonna be smokin' and I ain't gonna be jokin'. 
Frazier: That's right.  
Ali: I'm gonna be peckin' and a-pokin', pourin' water on your smokin'. 
Frazier: Yeah, yeah. 
Ali: And this might shock and amaze ya, but I will retire Frazier.  
Frazier: Hey Clay, Clay. 
Ali: What you call me? 
Frazier: Clay! 
Ali: Frazier! I say this to you and I say it with no malice, when I'm finished with your head, you're gonna need some Vitalis.  
Frazier: That's what you, hey, that's what you better have. 
Ali: I'll see you fight night, boy. 
Frazier: I'll see you later.  
Ali: Listen, boy. I got something for you, and I want you to come out smokin' you hear me? 
Frazier: Yeah, I'll see you chump. Be here. 
Ali: Listen to me! I'm gonna hold you it. 
Frazier: Go ahead, chump. 
Ali: I'm gonna talk to you when I whoop your... 
Announcer: This ringside seat has been brought to you by Vitalis, the natural conditioner that's found in more professional locker rooms than any other hair groom. Greaseless Vitalis. It's the greatest.

Written Text

Vitalis 
Grooms Hair Without Grease 
It's the greatest