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Mutiny on the Buses (1972)

Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the wedding. Meanwhile, he hits on an idea: Arthur should learn to drive a bus. Somehow he does just that, and even gets a job. Stan then blackmails the Depot ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Reg Varney ...
Doris Hare ...
Michael Robbins ...
Anna Karen ...
Bob Grant ...
Stephen Lewis ...
Janet Mahoney ...
Susy
Pat Ashton ...
Norah
Kevin Brennan ...
Mr. Jenkins
Bob Todd ...
New Inspector
David Lodge ...
Safari Guard
Tex Fuller ...
Harry
Caroline Dowdeswell ...
Sandra
Jan Rennison ...
Gloria
Damaris Hayman ...
Mrs. Jenkins
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Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the wedding. Meanwhile, he hits on an idea: Arthur should learn to drive a bus. Somehow he does just that, and even gets a job. Stan then blackmails the Depot Manager into giving him the job of driver on the new money-making Special Tours Bus. A great idea ...if only the inspector hadn't taken Stan on his trial run to the Windsor Safari Park. Written by Aline

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9 June 1972 (UK)  »

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Kapina bussissa  »

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Trivia

The film's Mutiny on the Buses (1972) title and its storyline was designed to spoof the famous film title of "Mutiny on the Bounty". In movie guides this picture often is positioned in the list of capsule reviews straight after the films Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1962). See more »

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Obvious simulator when Arthur is driving the bus for the first time and the inside shot of the cab shows Stan holding onto the door. See more »

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References Sanders of the River (1935) See more »

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Another Fun Outing for the lads
25 January 2005 | by (England) – See all my reviews

The Second of the movies, and Stan's got himself engaged, and is struggling to make ends meet. The Bus company is under new management and the've got a chance to do some Safari Tours and they need a driver for the job. Stan needs the job of driving on this tour but after making a poor impression on the new boss, he has no chance. That is until hes caught being inappropriate with a clippy by Stan and Jack, who successfully blackmail Stans way onto the Tour to Blakeys dismay.

With some good laughs and still the original cast, this is a must see for On the Buses Fans.

7/10


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