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Pye Cinema & TV Advertisement starring John Cleese
Actor, comedian, and Monty Python, John Cleese plays to type as a sophisticate loony in this advertisement for Pye Electronics of Cambridge.
Advert 1970 1 mins
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A cinema and television advertisement from Cambridge-based electronics manufacturer, Pye featuring comedian John Cleese, who at the time would have been a very familiar face appearing on television screens every week as a member of the Python team in the BBC comedy sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus.
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