Saturday, November 19, 2011

Salieri’s leaf - Fahrid Murray Abraham

Manufacturer of underwear "Fruit of the Loom" is recognizable by its trademark - familiar logo with the apple, leaves, green grapes, currants, and purple grapes.

For their first television ad, in 1975, they had hired actors who were costumed as huge fruits.

Not many people know that Fahrid Murray Abraham, winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor for the role of Antonio Salieri in Miloš Forman’s “Amadeus”, starred as the "Leaf" in the original lineup of their advertisement.

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