Cliff Drives A London Bus 1962

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    Title reads: "CLIFF DRIVES LONDON BUS!"

    London Transport Driving School, Chiswick, London.

    C/U pop singer / film star Cliff Richard putting on his bus driver's cap. M/S Cliff standing with his instructor Fred Bachelor watching AEC RT double-decker bus skidding pan to the bus skidding. C/U Cliff watching with his instructor. Panning shot another bus coming down the skid pad. C/U Cliff making a grimace. C/U bus skidding.

    Panning shot Cliff walking to bus with his instructor, he talks to driver. C/U Cliff's pointed shoes and tapered trousers. M/S Cliff in his bus uniform talking to other drivers pan as he steps into the driver's cabin. C/U 'L' plate on front of AEC RT bus. C/U pan as Cliff drives away with instructor behind him. Panning shot Cliff driving bus away. C/U Cliff's hands on steering wheel. L/S, from inside bus, showing Cliff driving. M/S Cliff driving bus. Cliff drives bus down ramp and under bridge. Back view Cliff driving bus. C/U Cliff's hands turning steering wheel. Cliff's bus skids on skid patch.

    According to narrator Cliff is learning to drive bus for his next film - "Summer Holiday".

    Note: press release on file.

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    01:36:21:00 / 01:37:23:00
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    Public Transport 1962 Bus's 1962 Summer Holiday Blast - Routemaster London WW2-1968
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  • The bus shown skidding is an AEC RT class vehicle, Reg. No. FXT 303.

    The bus Cliff is driving is also an AEC RT, Reg. No. NLE 926.

    jamied 9th May 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 19th Jun 2012

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