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#1 mab01uk

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Posted 18 December 2010 - 05:58 PM



:thumbsup: Newly uploaded today from my archive of old Mini videos. This was on the list of many that Taffy was editing for me, I think he would have liked/remembered the clip, although I doubt he was a Cliff Richard fan........

The late Raymond Baxter introduces the Mini as a milestone of motoring on the 1992 Royal Variety Show.

A WW2 Spiitfire pilot, an experienced rally driver (including Mini's), Raymond Baxter commentated on many different things, but became best known for his work in F1 and the Le Mans 24 Hours before handing over motorsport commentary to Murray Walker. From 1965 he was the presenter of Tomorrow's World, a TV show that inspired an entire generation to be interested in technology. He was briefly put in charge of publicity at the British Motor Corporation while still working for the BBC. He died at the age of 84 in 2006.

Edited by mab01uk, 04 September 2011 - 10:22 PM.


#2 Midas Mk1

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Posted 18 December 2010 - 06:12 PM

Nice Vid! ;)
Good call on stopping the video when Cliff comes on lol :D

#3 minispaniard

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Posted 19 December 2010 - 11:01 AM

once again, thank you very much for rescueing (and sharing!!) this videos!! :)

#4 mininuts

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Posted 19 December 2010 - 12:40 PM

Brilliant! Thanks for posting.

Another vid added to my 'favourites' :)

#5 miniman24

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Posted 19 December 2010 - 06:50 PM

Excellent - makes me even prouder to be driving mine :)




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