French cars in films

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Re: French cars in films

Post by Richard_C » 20 Jun 2019, 18:04

Saw a bit of the BBC 2 Documentary series about Thatcher yesterday. Those of a certain age will recall that she was at an event in Paris whilst the leadership ballot (which effectively ended it for her) took place.

Momentary glimpses - on her journey from the British Embassy to a formal dinner she rode in a LWB CX limo, on the way there you see her escort car, a BX no less. Return in the CX, no sight of the BX.

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Re: French cars in films

Post by mickthemaverick » 20 Jun 2019, 19:23

Hell Razor5543 wrote:
17 Jun 2019, 13:58
Currently watching an old (Roger Moore) episode of "The Saint", and halfway in there is a series 1 Citroen DS!

Roger Moore had a thing for french cars - check out his Bond movies and see how many you can spot!! :)

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Re: French cars in films

Post by myglaren » 20 Jun 2019, 20:05

mickthemaverick wrote:
20 Jun 2019, 19:23
Hell Razor5543 wrote:
17 Jun 2019, 13:58
Currently watching an old (Roger Moore) episode of "The Saint", and halfway in there is a series 1 Citroen DS!

Roger Moore had a thing for french cars - check out his Bond movies and see how many you can spot!! :)

And a Lancia:



Not to forget the P1800:

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Re: French cars in films

Post by Dave1 » 20 Jun 2019, 20:16

mickthemaverick wrote:
20 Jun 2019, 19:23
Hell Razor5543 wrote:
17 Jun 2019, 13:58
Currently watching an old (Roger Moore) episode of "The Saint", and halfway in there is a series 1 Citroen DS!

Roger Moore had a thing for french cars - check out his Bond movies and see how many you can spot!! :)


I often look out for them. Saw one in The Living Daylights not long ago. You have to be looking hard to spot this one.

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Re: French cars in films

Post by white exec » 20 Jun 2019, 21:02

And The Man Who Haunted Himself, which featured lots of Rover P5, and Roger Moore.

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Re: French cars in films

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 20 Jun 2019, 22:54

Rog has even appeared in the FCF's very own Whatsthisthen? thread a couple of times including in half of a Renault 11 from A view to a Kill.

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=48955&p=594222&hilit=moore#p594222

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=48955&hilit=renault ... 05#p594158

REgards Neil

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Re: French cars in films

Post by mickthemaverick » 25 Jun 2019, 20:21

Going through some old video clips I came across this:

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The question is can anyone identify the programme? :)

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Re: French cars in films

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 25 Jun 2019, 20:35

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet?

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Re: French cars in films

Post by mickthemaverick » 25 Jun 2019, 20:44

Well spotted James, Arriving in Holland in the first episode the lads Zephyr is followed off the ferry by this beauty!! :) =D> =D> =D>

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Re: French cars in films

Post by myglaren » 22 Jul 2019, 20:58

https://twitter.com/i/status/1153247744053665792
Apologies for the media.
the bit at 0':43" is - interesting :roll:

As is driving all the way in lane 2 :evil:

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Re: French cars in films

Post by Gibbo2286 » 23 Jul 2019, 08:45

Who was operating the camera? :?

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Re: French cars in films

Post by myglaren » 04 Aug 2019, 22:09

Someone just posted this on Autoshite:


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Re: French cars in films

Post by myglaren » 20 Aug 2019, 13:06

A Renault of unknown type at around 35' and a 2CV at 45'


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Re: French cars in films

Post by mickthemaverick » 20 Aug 2019, 15:14

I think the mystery Renault could be an Avantime:

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the interior view in the film has similarities:

https://youtu.be/kTzsv_OwR2I?t=2252

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and of course it's the sort of car May would use, given his declared love for it in the "Should you modify your car?" film in Top Gear. :)