Hollywood legend Jack Nicholson has helped thousands of American pensioners make the most of their twilight years - in mobile homes.

The actor embarked on a mobile home road trip across America in the critically acclaimed movie About Schmidt after his newly-widowed character realises he has wasted his life.

Inspired pensioners are now using their savings to invest in their own home on wheels before setting out and seeing where the road takes them.

22/08/2004 14:20