Summer Holiday is a 1963 British musical film directed by Peter Yates and starring Cliff Richard. Produced by Kenneth Harper, the movie is a comedy that’s a fun, lighthearted look at summertime in England. Screenplay writers Peter Myers and Ronald Cass provide the film’s humour and charm.
Melvyn Hayes is an English actor and voice-over performer. He is best known for his role as the effeminate Gunner in the Cliff Richard musical It Ain’t Half Hot Mum. Hayes also appeared in a number of Cliff Richard films.
This romantic comedy has Melvyn Hayes in a lead role. He starred alongside Cliff Richard in three movies and managed to outperform many of his co-stars. The movie is about a man who falls in love with his wife, and they spend a summer holiday together.
Summer Holiday was one of the most popular movies of 1963. It was second only to James Bond’s From Russia with Love and Tom Jones. Most of the numbers in Summer Holiday incorporated dance and song. Cliff Richard and other performers took several of the songs from the movie and had them hit the top of the charts in the UK.