Smith, Jones And Philips

In 1982 VisionHire once again teamed with Philips to bring new models of their TVs and VCRs to rental and retail stores throughout the UK. And they enlisted the help of Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones to do so. Here’s one of the TV spots.

And here’s a remarkable curio (from the excellent Neil Miles), the promotional film made by VisionHire, which includes more TV spots, radio ads, and two quick inserts with Smith and Jones on the set of the advert.

This video contains racially insensitive make-up and language.

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