Diana Dors/London Nostalgia [and Buses]

David Putnam claimed that British cinema in the 1960s was made more mediocre by a procession of red london buses as background. I beg to differ and Michael Caine has yet to comment.
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Airport of the future (1957)

Skyport One: The Airport of the Future from 1957

A new London airport - proposed to open in 2000 - had planes landing on elevated runways

Trafalgar Square, Westminster

Trafalgar Square, Westminster

1950sunlimited: “ Boys on the walk, 1950 ”

Teens, Teenage boys wearing the style they are most accustomed to throughout the United States; Jeans, leather boots (shoes are acceptable) and button up shirt with carefully rolled sleeves (a tee shirt may be worn under this or by itself).

Vintage London Buses with St. Paul's Cathedral for a backdrop.

East Village London on

I turn my back on my audience and stumble blindly across the road and there’s a bus stop and a bus, and I get on it without thinking and hope the bus has an idea of where to go.

1947 Foden bus advert

Another advert showing an uncommon beast in many respects - they didn't build many double deckers.

Trafalgar Square, London, 1928 Autochrome

A policeman directs buses in the intersection of Trafalgar Square, London. Color Photographs of England in 1928 (Photos: Clifton R. Adams/National Geographic Creative/Corbis, via Mashable/ Retronaut)

Bobby on the job: A policeman directs traffic near St St Paul's Cathedral in front of an inconic London Routemaster bus in the 1960s

Portrait of a city: From Victorian sergeants to the New Romantics, the fascinating pictures that chart the changing face of London

Bobby on the job: "A policeman directs traffic near St Paul's Cathedral in front of an iconic London Routemaster bus in the Photo: John Hinde.

Romford in the 1970's..South street .the station is at the back left  of photo with the station bridge going across.

Romford in the street .the station is at the back left of photo with the station bridge going across.

Islington High Street: Islington High Street by Upper Street looking to Camden Passage, 1970

Islington High Street: Islington High Street by Upper Street looking to Camden Passage, 1970

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