He's back. Yes the man who invented the beach strut in an earlier commercial now appears in a shorter ad. He may be breaking the "no shirt" rule, but he does have shoes, so here he is on the patio, hanging. Flag flying high. Whatever's comfortable.

Music: Odetta "Hit or Miss" Client: Southern Comfort, Brown-Forman Agency: Wieden + Kennedy, New York Executive Creative Directors: Scott Vitrone + Ian Reichenthal Creative Directors: Scott Vitrone + Ian Reichenthal Copywriter: Nick Kaplan Art Director: Jeff Dryer Head of Content Production: Lora Schulson Producer: Alison Hill Head of Brand Strategy: Stuart Smith Digital Strategist: Marshall Ball Brand Strategist: Ben Alter Account Team: Karla Stewart Director of Business Affairs: Sara Jagielski Production Company: Biscuit FIlmworks Director: Tim Godsall Executive Producer: Holly Vega Managing Director: Shawn Lacy Line Producer: Rick Jarjoura Director of Photography: Edu Grau Editorial Company: Mackenzie Cutler Editor: Gavin Cutler Post Producer: Sasha Hirschfeld Editorial Assistant: Ryan Steele VFX Company: Suspect VFX Executive Creative Diretor: Tim Crean VFX Supervisors: John Geehreng VFX Flame Artists: John Geehreng VFX CG Artists: Cedrick Gousse Producer: Tsiliana Jolson Telecine Company: CO3 Colorist: Tim Masick Mix Company: Heard City Mixer: Phil Loeb Sound Designer: Phil Loeb / Sam Shaffer Executive Producer: Gloria Pitagorsky Music Supervision Company: Good Ear Music Supervision Music Supervisor: Andrew Charles Kahn
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Comments (4)

  • Just wondering's picture
    Just wondering (not verified)

    Does anyone know who the actor is?

    Oct 23, 2012
  • coolrunner's picture
    coolrunner (not verified)

    Apparently, it's Mel Shampain.

    I don't know if that's a stage name - but that's the name currently being given credit for this commercial.

    Dec 30, 2012
  • coolrunner's picture
    coolrunner (not verified)

    Apparently, it's Mel Shampain.

    I don't know if that's a stage name - but that's the name currently being given credit for this commercial.

    Dec 30, 2012

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