FILM : Payroll
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Payroll 1961 Michael Craig, Françoise Prévost, Billie Whitelaw, William Lucas, Kenneth Griffith, Tom Bell London, Northumberland, Suffolk, Tyne & Wear, Warwickshire
Director : Sidney Hayers   Production Company : Lynx Films Ltd  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q,MIDLANDS,NORTH

A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ahead with the robbery, but when the driver of the armoured van is killed in the raid, his wife plans revenge, and with the police closing in, the gang start to turn on each other.

Screen captures and uncredited 'now' images uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as 'I Promise To Pay' (US Title)

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Payroll [DVD]

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Payroll - In most cinemas, local adverts are shown before the film. Everyone has to make a living and Reel Streets costs real money to run. If you are able to help us towards meeting server and support costs, please click on the 'donate' button. If everyone visiting this site gave just £1 we can ensure that Reel Streets stays on line. And
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pay000. In most cinemas, local adverts are shown before the film. Everyone has to make a living and Reel Streets costs real money to run. If you are able to help us towards meeting server and support costs, please click on the 'donate' button. If everyone visiting this site gave just £1 we can ensure that Reel Streets stays on line. And

pay000n. Yes, this is the address on the card. Image copyright Google Streetview.

Payroll - Establishing shot of the factory whose wages are to be grabbed.  Part of the GEC works in Rugby with the River Avon in the foreground.
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pay001. Establishing shot of the factory whose wages are to be grabbed. Part of the GEC works in Rugby with the River Avon in the foreground.

pay001n. The route of the river has been altered at some time and the area is very overgrown.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2012)

Payroll - Inside the factory called Kneales in the film.  Michael Markwick advised that this is the main drive in the old BTH engineering factory. Sadly, everything in the shot was demolished several years back but Michael recalls watching filming during his apprenticeship days.
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pay002. Inside the factory called Kneales in the film. Michael Markwick advised that this is the main drive in the old BTH engineering factory. Sadly, everything in the shot was demolished several years back but Michael recalls watching filming during his apprenticeship days.

Payroll - Grey Street at the junction with Market Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1.
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pay003. Grey Street at the junction with Market Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1.

Payroll - The payroll car en route from the bank in Barras Bridge, Newcastle looking north towards the Great North Road.  Location identified by Graham Heslop.
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pay004. The payroll car en route from the bank in Barras Bridge, Newcastle looking north towards the Great North Road. Location identified by Graham Heslop.

pay004n. The same redesigned junction. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-04-2016)

Payroll - The gang follow the payroll car in the centre of Newcastle.  Newgate Street with the junction of Blacket Street found by Graham Heslop.
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pay005. The gang follow the payroll car in the centre of Newcastle. Newgate Street with the junction of Blacket Street found by Graham Heslop.

pay005n. The location isn't as busy now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-04-2016)

Payroll - The payroll car heads down Dean Street towards Side in Newcastle centre.
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pay006. The payroll car heads down Dean Street towards Side in Newcastle centre.

pay006n. The same location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 16-05-2012)

Payroll - The gang overtake the payroll car.
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pay007. The gang overtake the payroll car.

pay007n. Manor Road, Richmond upon Thames.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-06-2012)

Payroll - Manor Road Level Crossing, Richmond.
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pay008. Manor Road Level Crossing, Richmond.

pay008n. A similar now shot.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-06-2012)

Payroll - The gang pull away over the level crossing.
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pay009. The gang pull away over the level crossing.

pay009n. The entrance to North Sheen station, on Manor Road, Richmond, can be seen to the right.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-06-2012)

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