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Mutiny on the Buses (1972)

 -  Comedy  -  June 1972 (UK)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reg Varney ...
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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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Kapina bussissa  »

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Trivia

The section of the film featuring the new radio control system was a story element taken from the "Radio Control" episode of the source TV series On the Buses (1969) [See: On the Buses: Radio Control (1970)]. 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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So dated it's painful
6 August 2000 | by (Lancashire, England) – See all my reviews

This wasn't funny in 1972. It's not funny now.

Unlike a lot of other people, I'm not bashing the film because it is incredibly sexist - I quote enjoyed that bit, or rather I enjoyed the reaction it generates in annoying PC people - I'm bashing it because it is poorly written and acted.

The only really memorable character is Blakey, which British people 25 years old will recognise immediately since he was a favourite with impressionists for a long time.

Avoid.


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