TQ7407 : Italian job bus arriving at De La Warr Pavilion

near to Bexhill, East Sussex, Great Britain

Italian job bus arriving at De La Warr Pavilion
Italian job bus arriving at De La Warr Pavilion
The bus on a trailer awaiting a lift on to the roof to recreate the end scene of the 1969 film 'The Italian Job'. The installation is entitled 'Hang On A Minute Lads, I've Got A Great Idea ', Michael Caine's famous ending line of the film.

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The De La Warr Pavilion
The De La Warr Pavilion was built in 1935. The distinctive Art Deco style building with its clean lines and large glass terraced frontage overlooking the sea front is claimed by some to be the first modernist public building in Britain.
Inside a dramatic sweeping spiral staircase, lighting and round air-duct details hint at a streamlined art deco influence. The building was awarded Grade I listed building status in 1986.…read more on wikipedia LinkExternal link
Hang On A Minute Lads, I've Got A Great Idea
An art installation on the roof of The De La Warr Pavilion recreating the end scene of the 1969 film 'The Italian Job'. The installation entitled 'Hang On A Minute Lads, I've Got A Great Idea ', after Michael Caine's famous ending line of the film, was installed for the summer of London 2012 Olympics.
The bus, a cardboard replica of a Harrington Legionnaire bus LinkExternal link rocks over the edge to simulate the movement of the literal cliff hanger from the film.
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Monday, 2 July, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 2 July, 2012
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Sport, Leisure 
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Bexhill 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 741 071 [100m precision]
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