90’s ad for Yellow Pages featuring the famous JR Hartley.
The JR Hartley character appeared in television advertisements for British commercial telephone directory company Yellow Pages, first shown in 1983. The character was played by the actor Norman Lumsden.
The advertisement shows an elderly man going into several bookshops asking for a book called Fly Fishing by an author named ‘J. R. Hartley’. Every attempt fails, (more…)