1963 saw the release of perhaps Cliff’s most popular film musical, “Summer Holiday” which reunited Cliff with Melvyn Hayes and added Una Stubbs to the cast. The catchy title song of “Summer Holiday” instantly puts the listener into a summery mood and it’s impossible not to think of Cliff behind the wheel of the bus when listening to it.
Filmed at Elstree Studios and on location in Greece, the iconic red London bus travelling through Europe accompanied by memorable songs still endures in the memory. To celebrate the classic film, Studiocanal have produced a new 4k restoration of “Summer Holiday” which will be available on DVD and Blu-ray.
The remastered film comes with new extras including an interview with Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley and a short film called “Rhythm & Greens” with The Shadows.
Summer Holiday Pop Art
An official collaboration with Studiocanal, Art & Hue has delved into the archives to uncover images from Sir Cliff’s beloved film musicals, which have been transformed into stylish pop art prints.
Exclusively by Art & Hue, the collection is available in three sizes and many colour options, all printed on museum-quality archival card of 310gsm, made from 100% cotton, with fine-art pigment inks for longevity.
Available in A4, A3, and A2 sizes to fit standard-size picture frames. Please note that black frame is not included – for a guide on choosing a frame size take a look here.
Part of the Cliff Richard collection of stylish pop art prints inspired by Sir Cliff’s film musicals, featuring Art & Hue’s signature halftone style (halftone is an age-old technique that uses dots to make up the printed image, similar to newspapers or comic books).
“The Young Ones” (1961), “Summer Holiday” (1963), “Wonderful Life” (1964), Copyright © STUDIOCANAL Films Ltd, All rights reserved.
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