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Genevieve

Any one on here watch it recently ?

Undoubtedly twee but has a definite charm about it and is an interesting period piece on what the place looked like back then. I think my good lady definitely identified with the long-suffering spouses "I can't see the appeal of getting into a 50 year old car and taking 2 days to drive to Brighton and back" She has an all too painful memory of sitting in a cold damp car in a pub carpark for a couple of hours while I tried to coax the car back into life...LOL.

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Long time since I watched that, briliant film, like the bit where they get pulled over by the police motorcyclists for driving enthusiastically. It was always sunny back then.
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A classic of it's era and certainly endearing.  Decades since I saw it.

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Spot on comments gents !

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Super film, and dare I say it, probably one of my favourites along with Le Mans and Grand Prix.

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And I'll think you'll find that one of the actors didn't have a driving licence at the time of film in so folklore suggests.
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Hi Tazio

Yes that's correct, John Gregson didn't have a licence for a modern car but learned to drive the Daracq I believe.

 

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Great film, I like the end where the old gentleman talks to him about the car and they are so polite they almost lose the race Smile
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Love the bit where they've stopped at a pub and are downing the drinks and then one of them says "One more for the road".

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Hi Roger 

Yes, different times eh ? I've been to that pub (The One Pin at Hedgerley) years ago without knowing it was the pub in the film. Sadly now demolished to build some dreary exec house :-(

https://www.closedpubs.co.uk/buckinghamshire/hedgerley_onepin.html

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There is an oblique racing connection too.
The "other" car is a Spyker - a marque which became, albeit in name only, an F1 constructor when the name was appended to one of the numerous reincarnations of the Jordan team, a dozen or so years back. The name had been acquired/revived/reborn for a supercar and GT racer project.

 

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