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tomm019. Tommy welcomes new followers to his house. Bacon Lane, South Hayling.
tomm021. Crowds make their way to Tommy's Holiday Camp. Fort Purbrook on Peter Ashley Road off Portsdown Hill Road, north of Portsmouth, Hampshire.
tomm021n. The fort is now an activity centre. SD (Modern Photo Added: 11-10-2014)
tomm022. Uncle Ernie drives his cash register / organ through the followers.
tomm022n. Fort Purbrook west gate. SD (Modern Photo Added: 11-10-2014)
tomm023. "Good morning campers". The entrance to Fort Purbrook, Portsmouth.
tomm023n. The main entrance is round the other side at the east gate. Not sure if strange cults are allowed though. SD (Modern Photo Added: 11-10-2014)
tomm024. Coaches arrive, bringing more people to see Tommy. Peter Ashley Road, Portsmouth.
tomm024n. Standing at the gate looking towards Portsmouth Harbour. SD (Modern Photo Added: 11-10-2014)
tomm025. As Tommy preaches, the congregation revolts killing his mother and Frank. This is the long gone Pound’s Scrapyard, which stood on Twyford Avenue, by Alexandra Park. Information from movie-locations.com
tomm025n. Now, without the scrap, or the silver painted marker buoys. SD (Modern Photo Added: 08-12-2014)
tomm026. Tommy's Holiday Camp is destroyed. South Parade Pier in Southsea, Portsmouth.
tomm026n. They didn't intend this to happen, but unfortunately spotlights set fire to curtains during filming of the ballroom scene. 11th June 1974. SD (Modern Photo Added: 11-10-2014)
tomm027. After escaping from the rebellion, Tommy climbs hills and mountains to the spot where he was conceived. Borrowdale Valley in the Cumbrian Lake District is stated by Ken Russell. Jim Mills advises that the water is Buttermere and the spot where Tommy is climbing was about a mile south of the southern edge of it. Jim found an uploaded picture on Google Maps that matches well to this capture but I have been unable to make any contact with the copyright owner. (RL)