FILM : What a Whopper
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
What a Whopper 1961 Adam Faith, Sid James, Carole Lesley, Terence Longdon Buckinghamshire, Highland, London
Director : Gilbert Gunn   Production Company : Viscount Films, Terry Moore Productions  Region : LONDON T-Z,SOUTH EAST R-Z,SCOTLAND

An author attempts to raise cash by writing about the Loch Ness Monster, faking photos and travelling to Scotland to add authenticity.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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What a Whopper - The titles roll as Tony Blake makes his way home through Chelsea . . . . . no, this isn't him! Facing west on Cheyne Walk, London SW3.
What a Whopper

whawo001. The titles roll as Tony Blake makes his way home through Chelsea . . . . . no, this isn't him! Facing west on Cheyne Walk, London SW3.

whawo001n. A bit more greenery in this picture from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-09-2014)

What a Whopper - The camera turns as Tony appears . . . . but he moves on. Looking over Chelsea Embankment at Albert Bridge from Cheyne Walk SW3.
What a Whopper

whawo002. The camera turns as Tony appears . . . . but he moves on. Looking over Chelsea Embankment at Albert Bridge from Cheyne Walk SW3.

whawo002n. Taken by Peter from the roadway to avoid the bridge being obscured by trees.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-09-2014)

What a Whopper - Tony Blake (Adam Faith) continues his walk alongside the River Thames.
What a Whopper

whawo003. Tony Blake (Adam Faith) continues his walk alongside the River Thames.

What a Whopper - The young author stops to admire a baby. Opposite Chelsea Embankment Gardens on Cheyne Walk.
What a Whopper

whawo004. The young author stops to admire a baby. Opposite Chelsea Embankment Gardens on Cheyne Walk.

wahwo004n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2014)

What a Whopper - Tony meets more people on the way. King's Road, Chelsea SW10 with The World's End public house on the right.
What a Whopper

whawo005. Tony meets more people on the way. King's Road, Chelsea SW10 with The World's End public house on the right.

whawo005n. Newly opened after refurbishment at the same place now. Picture from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-12-2014)

What a Whopper - A shop window is browsed. Peter identified and captured King's Road in Chelsea SW3 which was seen in '30 is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia'.
What a Whopper

whawo006. A shop window is browsed. Peter identified and captured King's Road in Chelsea SW3 which was seen in '30 is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia'.

whawo006n. With reflections of Chelsea's Curzon, formerly the Gaumont, Cinema and Habitat in the windows, Peter took this shot of the same location.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-11-2016)

What a Whopper - Chelsea Girls stop to talk. To the left stands the Kings Head & Eight Bells on the corner of Cheyne Walk and Cheyne Row.
What a Whopper

whawo007. Chelsea Girls stop to talk. To the left stands the Kings Head & Eight Bells on the corner of Cheyne Walk and Cheyne Row.

whawo007n. A lovely shot of the newly repainted building from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-09-2014)

What a Whopper - A Barrow Boy (Trevor Peacock) sells his goods in the square where Tony lives. Oakley Gardens in SW3, near the junction with Phene Street.
What a Whopper

whawo008. A Barrow Boy (Trevor Peacock) sells his goods in the square where Tony lives. Oakley Gardens in SW3, near the junction with Phene Street.

whawo008n. Phene Street just to the left out of shot. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2014)

What a Whopper - Tony enters the lodging house that he shares with a Bohemian selection of artistes. The property stands on the south side of Oakley Gardens.
What a Whopper

whawo009. Tony enters the lodging house that he shares with a Bohemian selection of artistes. The property stands on the south side of Oakley Gardens.

whawo009n. A hedge has sprung up. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 29-10-2014)

What a Whopper - A plan to raise money sees Tony buying hardware. King's Road at the corner of Blantyre Street in SW10.  Both sides of the street have been redeveloped and Blantyre Street has disappeared but the flats seen in the right distance still stand.
What a Whopper

whawo010. A plan to raise money sees Tony buying hardware. King's Road at the corner of Blantyre Street in SW10. Both sides of the street have been redeveloped and Blantyre Street has disappeared but the flats seen in the right distance still stand.

whawo010n. Peter captured the same location.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-09-2014)

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