Mrs Miniver (1942, Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon)


Colin Read notes: "In the opening scenes of 'Mrs Miniver' there is a view of Hollywood's idea of a London bus, a normal control creation (!) showing 'route 39' bound for Southfields Station. Interior view also."
The body appears to have been built on a conventional American truck chassis; it may be the same vehicle seen years later in two 1958 movies, Merry Andrew and Darby's Rangers, also Royal Wedding. Note that here it's in a reasonably convincing wartime London Transport livery, rather than mostly red. The interior footage includes a back projection of two genuine London Transport 'deckers, one appears to be an AEC NS:
The rear of the bus appears to carry two separate registration/licence plates:

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