Journey to the Centre of the Town (1959)
Alternative Titles: Going to Town, Gone Shopping, The Day the Bus Stood Still
Jules Verne classic. An elderly couple decide to venture into the town centre. They pack a bag with rain hat, plastic knife and fork, cling film and Lemsip "just in case". Battling against teenagers, guide dogs and pushchairs, will they get a seat on the bus?
Starring: James Mason and Thora Hird.
Elsie: "Bert, did you bring the Bisodol? I SAID, DID YOU BRING THE BISODOL?"
Most Helpful User Review:
SPOILERS: Starts slow but the action picks up at the bus stop when they realise they've just missed one. Shame they reach their destination disappointed: there's no Harry Ramsden's.
BIFTA Winner: Best Cling Film (1960)
Directed by: Lemony Wilderness. UK. Black & White.