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TV Ads – 1983 – Anacin Pain Reliever + Stayfree Feminine Pads + Movie Promo Time Bandit + NBC Promo

Anacin is a pain medication used in the treatment of headache and toothache…. which was originally developed by The Anacin Company….however, since 1930….it is being manufactured by Wyeth, now Pfizer….and is marketed by Insight Pharma, Pfizer-India, and Prestige Brands in some countries

Stayfree is a brand of feminine hygiene products….including maxi pads….ultra thin pads …. and female wipes. Energizer brand bought Stayfree from Johnson & Johnson. The purchase was only for the brands in North America….Johnson & Johnson continues to own the brands in all other regions of the world.

Time Bandits is a 1981 British fantasy adventure film….which was co-written….produced ….and directed by Terry Gilliam….while starring Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Peter Vaughan, and David Warner.  Gilliam has often referred to Time Bandits as the 1st film of his Trilogy of Imagination…..followed by Brazil in 1985…..and ending with The Adventures of Baron Munchausen in 1988….with all being about the “craziness of our awkwardly ordered society and the desire to escape it through whatever means possible.”

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