The Runaway Bus

The Runaway Bus

Margaret Rutherford
Director: Val Guest Cast: Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
, Petula Clark
Petula Clark
, George Coulouris
George Coulouris
Val Guest


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Lantern-jawed British comedian Frankie Howerd, best known to American TV fans as the star of the raucous historical satire Up Pompeii, heads the cast of The Runaway Bus. Howard plays Percy Lamb, a novice bus driver assigned to drive a coach from one London ariport to another. Alas, the city is enveloped in a thick fog, and poor Percy gets lost, along with his half-dozen passengers and a hidden cache of stolen gold. Most of the film's best moments go to Margaret Rutherford as a not-so-sweet old lady and Belinda Lee as a spy-novel addict. Petula Clark, who was already a top recording star in 1954, appears as a perky airline hostess.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827349920
Original Release: 1954
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 24,883

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Margaret Rutherford Cynthia Beeston
Petula Clark Lee Nichols
George Coulouris Edward Schroeder
Toke Townley Henry Waterman
Terry Alexander Peter Jones
Belinda Lee Janie Grey
John Horsley Inspector Henley
Anthony Oliver Duty Officer
Reginald Beckwith Collector
James Brown Actor
Tedwell Chapman Actor
Cyril Conway Actor
Stringer Davis Administrative Officer
Lisa Gastoni Receptionist
Michael Gwynn Actor
Frankie Howerd Percy Lamb
Alastair Hunter Actor
Sam Kydd Actor
Arthur Lovegrove Actor
Lionel Murton Actor
Frank Phillips Newsreader
Marianne Stone Travel Girl
Jimmy Young Actor

Technical Credits
Val Guest Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Ronald Binge Score Composer
Douglas Myers Editor
Stanley Pavey Cinematographer

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