Blandings is a humorous British TV series. A sort of spoof of Downton Abbey. In the fourth chapter of the first series, the master of the house enjoys himself shooting the servants in the buttocks. One of them, fed up, quits and storms out riding his 1920's Royal Enfield. Those machines are temperamental to start and complicated to run (spark advance, etc). To get an actor to master it must have taken some practice.