Polaroid Corp.: "Dog & Cat" (Goodby, Silverstein & Partners; Smillie Films :30). While Polaroid's briefcase spot may have given wives new ideas, this commercial is for the dogs. A dog wrongfully chastised for upsetting the garbage takes a Polaroid snapshot of the cat in action in the garbage, then waits patiently at the door, incriminating photo in mouth, for mistress to return home.
Yellow Pages: "The Bank" (BGS DMB&B, Torino, Italy; BRW & Partners, Milan; :60): Hilarious spot from Italy has a nervous bank robber with a hostage shouting his list of demands to the police. The conciliatory negotiator has his Yellow Pages (Pagine Gialle) in hand, easily looking up rental cars ("a '59 Chevrolet. . .red"), a refrigerator ("with a watermelon; you like watermelon?" the robber asks the hostage), a cat ("I always wanted a cat"), a motorcycle ("No, make that a speedboat"), etc. Final request is a moving van to haul the stuff away.