Thoughts That Transcend Time (Videos)
Back in 1996 and 1997, Union Bank of Switzerland released a timeless series of ads, designed by Neil French, in which noted actors recited classic works of poetry.
The authors featured in this ad series are William Ernest Henley, Frost, Shakespeare, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, R. L. Sharpe, Matthew Arnold, Ella Wheeler-Wilcox, Edgar Albert Guest, Shelley, Arthur Hugh Clough, Longfellow, Lao Tzu, Wang Zihuan, Walter D. Wintle, Yeats and Kipling.
The actors who appeared in the series were Alan Bates, Sir John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Ben Kingsley, Paul Scofield, Ying Ruocheng and Harvey Keitel.
More details on this series can be found at: neilfrench.com