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Take Me High (1974)

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Merchant banker Tim, excited to hear he's to go to New York, is sent to Birmingham instead to pressure a small struggling restaurant. But he turns this into a positive by falling in love ... See full summary »

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Merchant banker Tim, excited to hear he's to go to New York, is sent to Birmingham instead to pressure a small struggling restaurant. But he turns this into a positive by falling in love with the owner and co-founding a glamorous new burger bar. Written by Anonymous

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The scene where Cliff drives his Mini motors car under the colonnade of the Birmingham Council House was a stunt in reality performed by local motor racing legend and night club owner Martin Hone. See more »

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The Anti-Brotherhood Of Man
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Music and Lyrics by Tony Cole
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take me high starring cliff Richard 1973 by mt
30 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i was introduced to 'take me high' by a friend and avid cliff fan. i was sceptical at first but soon got absorbed by the plot and songs and as i herald from Birmingham i found the scenery of 'yesteryear' Brum just hypnotic. the 'Jiggedy Jaggedy' buildings are still there today! the film has fantastic moments like the hilarious way cliff discovers gas street (by folding a map into 4 pieces)and saying...."gas street!!!" and the Clifftastic 'winning' its just a must.and the way he converts his barge into a floating mansion is superb.great cameos from George Cole and the ever-young Anthony Andrews make this film a must see. Cliffs least known work but surely his best as his great voice and zany personality shine through.

i only wish there was a Brumburger in real life as it looks lovely!!

Michael


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