Revisiting Patricia Neal on Maxim Coffee

Remember that Patricia Neal Maxim coffee commercial? Sad story: She devotes an entire chapter to her stint as spokeswoman for the brand in her memoir As I Am, mainly due to the fact that the Maxim representative became a close family friend… and then eventually more to Neal’s husband Roald Dahl. Inadvertently, those commercials caused the end of Neal’s marriage, which casts the invisible Dahl in a whole new light.

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