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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marianne Stone ...
Travel Girl
Lionel Murton ...
American Traveler
Lisa Gastoni ...
Receptionist (as Liza Gastone)
Margaret Rutherford ...
Miss Cynthia Beeston
Belinda Lee ...
Janie Grey
George Coulouris ...
Edward Schroeder
Toke Townley ...
Henry Waterman
Michael Gwynn ...
1st Transport Officer (as Michael Gwynne)
Stringer Davis ...
2nd Transport Officer
Richard Beynon ...
3rd Transport Officer
Anthony Oliver ...
Duty Officer
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Lee Nicholls
Frankie Howerd ...
Percy Lamb
Sam Kydd ...
Security Officer
Reginald Beckwith ...
Telephone Man
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When heavy fog prevents all aircraft from leaving London airport, a group of passengers take an airline bus to get them to an alternative airport. However, one among their number is the mastermind behind a bullion robbery at the airport... and particularly keen to escape the fog! Written by Anonymous

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8 October 1954 (Finland)  »

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Bussen der forsvandt  »

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Feature-film debut of Frankie Howerd. See more »

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In the actual movie, Mr. Schroeder is continually referred to as Edward as his given name. In the end credits, the character's given name is listed as Ernest. See more »

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Too funny; ved-dy excellent British comedy
24 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Full of stodgy British laughs from almost fifty years ago, this movie was excellent to watch when there was nothing else to do. See an incredibly young Petula Clark (it took me a while to recognize her), Margaret Rutherford as the stereotypical English grandmother complete with fox fur and parasol, but especially the laughs are had by Frankie Howard, virtually unknown to American audiences. As the bus driver of a bus with about a half dozen passengers who are stranded in one of hte legendary London fogs, Howard gets the best laughs just trying to find the bus in the fog to begin with. The movie does valley out but it is interesting to watch to the end. Petula does not sing tho. This was a fun movie, if for nothing else then to see an aged, non-HOllywood film with non-Hollywood actors.


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