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Video of the Week: Shirley Bassey’s There’s No Place Like London

We love this piece of retro nuttiness from Shirley Bassey. She sings! She dances! She kisses horses on the mouth!

Back in 1982, Bassey made a promo video for the Tourist Board, and here’s the result.

Check out the cameos by Kermit the Frog, Frank Bruno and Michael Caine. Can you spot long-lost London landmarks Concorde and Cats? And isn’t it weird seeing a vid of London without the Eye, the Gherkin and Canary Wharf?

Bonus Friday points for spotting one London show that spans the decades…