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|Panama Cigars Advert - 1980
Not really a movie, but an
Advert promoting Panama Slim Panatella Cigars.
This iconic advert shows a man adding wide wheels
to his Ford Anglia and then trying to drive it
through a narrow gateway.
Through the mists
of time, most people believe this advert was for
Hamlet Cigars as the advert had a similar theme
to those from Benson and Hedges.
All TV stills are ©
Panama Cigars 1980
The Ford Anglia appears
throughout the Advert.
Cigars Advert . Click on the icon below,
or download the MOV File by right clicking on the icon
and using "Save Target As ..."
The file is
approximately 596kb in size.
In 1980 Steve Watts, a
boatbuilder by trade, was asked to build 3 Full
Size Ford Anglia Cars for a TV Commercial
("Carlos Fandago" for Panama Cigars).
This required similar skills and an acute
attention to detail, both well developed in
boatbuilding. Working with a very tight work
deadline, Steves Creativity, and Ingenuity
were stretched almost to the limit, but, after
two hard weeks the cars were built, the customer
was speechless, Steves job satisfaction was
sky high, and so, Creative Modelmaking was