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Guinness - Plinths
Guinness - Plinths

Guinness - Plinths 1976

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Guinness - Plinths 1976

1 mins United Kingdom Director. Dick Clement

A decade after England's World Cup triumph, for many football fans the bitter taste of the 1970 3-2 defeat by West Germany still overpowered the sweet smell of the 1966 victory. For Pete and Dud, denial proves to be the best approach for dealing with such trauma, conveniently ignoring the three comeback goals that put the Three Lions out at the quarter final stage. Good things may come to those who wait, but England fans have been waiting for some time...

Peter Cook and Dudley Moore's alter-egos Pete and Dud had been pursuing their comic witterings since 1964, but by the time this advert was filmed they had been largely superseded by their creators' potty-mouthed alternative personas Derek and Clive. Despite their increasingly difficult working relationship, Cook and Moore made two other commercials in the same campaign.

Directed by

Dick Clement

Featuring

Dudley Moore

Peter Cook

Michael Maguire

Genres

Advert

Tags

Guinness (drink)

Collection

Football on Film

Released

1976

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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