FILM : Too Many Crooks
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Too Many Crooks 1959 Terry-Thomas, George Cole, Brenda De Banzie, Sid James, Bernard Bresslaw Buckinghamshire, Middlesex
Director : Mario Zampi   Production Company : The Rank Organisation, Mario Zampi Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z

A gang of incompetent crooks fail to rob a rich tax evader and try kidnapping instead.

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Too Many Crooks [DVD] [1959]

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Too Many Crooks - Fingers (George Cole) waits for William Delany Gordon to leave home before putting moving in to case the joint for his planned robbery.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr001. Fingers (George Cole) waits for William Delany Gordon to leave home before putting moving in to case the joint for his planned robbery.

Too Many Crooks - The gang drive their hearse through early morning streets after kidnapping, who they think, is Gordon's daughter. Peter Cain locates this as east of the junction of Carlton Avenue East and Preston Road in North Wembley, Middlesex.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr002. The gang drive their hearse through early morning streets after kidnapping, who they think, is Gordon's daughter. Peter Cain locates this as east of the junction of Carlton Avenue East and Preston Road in North Wembley, Middlesex.

tomacr002n. The same location captured by Peter Cain.

Too Many Crooks - A suspicious Policeman eyes the hearse. Near the junction of Carlton Avenue East with Preston Road in Wembley advises Peter Cain, who adds that he traffic lights and Police Box were props.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr003. A suspicious Policeman eyes the hearse. Near the junction of Carlton Avenue East with Preston Road in Wembley advises Peter Cain, who adds that he traffic lights and Police Box were props.

Too Many Crooks - The hearse stutters to a halt while climbing a hill and Sid (Sid James) gets out. Beverley Gardens, Wembley in Middlesex identified by Dave Buckley.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr004. The hearse stutters to a halt while climbing a hill and Sid (Sid James) gets out. Beverley Gardens, Wembley in Middlesex identified by Dave Buckley.

tomacr004n. Modern picture by Terry Guntrip.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-05-2010)

Too Many Crooks - As Sid reaches the rear of the vehicle, Snowdrop (Bernard Bresslaw) and Whisper (Joe Melia) climb out. Beverley Gardens in Wembley.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr005. As Sid reaches the rear of the vehicle, Snowdrop (Bernard Bresslaw) and Whisper (Joe Melia) climb out. Beverley Gardens in Wembley.

Too Many Crooks - After pushing the hearse up the hill, the gang chase it down the other side after losing control. Dave Buckley advises that this is Beverley Gardens and that the tower visible to the left of the telegraph pole was on the GEC site in East Lane, North Wembley.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr006. After pushing the hearse up the hill, the gang chase it down the other side after losing control. Dave Buckley advises that this is Beverley Gardens and that the tower visible to the left of the telegraph pole was on the GEC site in East Lane, North Wembley.

tomacr006n. Dave also recalls that a water tanker sprayed the streets to make it appear that it had rained and also provides this comparison shot.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-06-2012)

Too Many Crooks - A Vicar (Gibb McLaughlin) says farewell to one of his parishioners. Dave Buckley, who lived for many years in Beverley Gardens, advises that this house is at the corner of West Hill and Beverley Gardens. Dave missed seeing the filming as his family was on holiday for the two weeks of shooting!
Too Many Crooks

tomacr007. A Vicar (Gibb McLaughlin) says farewell to one of his parishioners. Dave Buckley, who lived for many years in Beverley Gardens, advises that this house is at the corner of West Hill and Beverley Gardens. Dave missed seeing the filming as his family was on holiday for the two weeks of shooting!

Too Many Crooks - The driverless heare rounds the corner where the Vicar has just mounted his bicycle.  This is the roundabout where Beverley Gardens crosses West Hill advises Dave Buckley.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr008. The driverless heare rounds the corner where the Vicar has just mounted his bicycle. This is the roundabout where Beverley Gardens crosses West Hill advises Dave Buckley.

tomacr008n. Dave Buckley also provides the proof.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2014)

Too Many Crooks - Turning to pay his respects, the Vicar falls from his machine when he sees no one at the wheel. West Hill, Barn Hill in Wembley Park advises Dave Buckley.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr009. Turning to pay his respects, the Vicar falls from his machine when he sees no one at the wheel. West Hill, Barn Hill in Wembley Park advises Dave Buckley.

tomacr009n. Another 'Now' shot by Dave.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2014)

Too Many Crooks - Sid, Fingers, Whisper and Snowdrop run into view as the old man picks himself up.
Too Many Crooks

tomacr010. Sid, Fingers, Whisper and Snowdrop run into view as the old man picks himself up.

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