Carol Channing’s Pepsi Super Bowl Commerical Relives Singer’s Historic Performance

Screen Cap via YouTube.

Screen Cap via YouTube.

A fact many don’t know about the legendary Broadway performer Carol Channing is that the prolific star was the first solo artist to perform during a Super Bowl Halftime Show. In a new commercial from Pepsi, which is to air during the game, Channing surprises a group of retiree bingo players, in particular Rory O’Conner a US Navy vet who saw her perform at Super Bowl IV in 1970.

Check out the Chris Mantzaris–directed video after the jump…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mANJ9T_Bsaw

 

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