FILM : Tall Guy, The
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Tall Guy, The 1989 Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Geraldine James London
Director : Mel Smith   Production Company : London Weekend Television, Working Title Films   Region : LONDON T-Z

American actor Dexter King is playing straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson when he falls for pretty nurse Kate. When Anderson fires him he lands the title role in a musical stage version of "The Elephant Man" but Kate leaves him when she finds out that he is having an affair with a fellow cast member. He must win her back.

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Tall Guy, The - Dexter King (Jeff Goldblum) cycles away from the theatre where he is working with Ron Anderson.
Tall Guy, The

tagu001. Dexter King (Jeff Goldblum) cycles away from the theatre where he is working with Ron Anderson.

tagu001n. The Duke of Yorks Theatre, St Martin's Lane London WC2.
(Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2012)

Tall Guy, The - Exiting an alley and cycling at speed.
Tall Guy, The

tagu002. Exiting an alley and cycling at speed.

tagu002n. Dexter is leaving Brydges Place next to the London Coliseum on St. Martins Lane in WC2. Found and captured by Peter who is carrying on the late Ruth Patterson's sleuthing.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-05-2013)

Tall Guy, The - Dexter cycles along Rupert Street from Brewer Street in Soho, London W1.
Tall Guy, The

tagu003. Dexter cycles along Rupert Street from Brewer Street in Soho, London W1.

tagu003n. Not so pretty in the daylight.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-06-2012)

Tall Guy, The - Dexter cycles past the Queens Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue at the junction with Wardour Street W1.
Tall Guy, The

tagu004. Dexter cycles past the Queens Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue at the junction with Wardour Street W1.

tagu004n. The same location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 16-06-2012)

Tall Guy, The - Dexter meets his neighbour Mr Morrow (Timothy Barlow) on Hawley Road NW1 at the junction with Hartland Road.
Tall Guy, The

tagu005. Dexter meets his neighbour Mr Morrow (Timothy Barlow) on Hawley Road NW1 at the junction with Hartland Road.

tagu005n. The same location was used in 'It Always Rains on Sunday'.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

Tall Guy, The - Mr. Morrow basks in the sun when Dexter leaves his flat. The building is the same address that 'fence' Caleb Neesley lived at in 'It Always Rains on Sunday'.
Tall Guy, The

tagu006. Mr. Morrow basks in the sun when Dexter leaves his flat. The building is the same address that 'fence' Caleb Neesley lived at in 'It Always Rains on Sunday'.

tagu006n. Hawley Road at the junction with Hartland Road.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

Tall Guy, The - Dexter with bike on Pond Street near the junction with Hampstead Hill Gardens, London NW3.
Tall Guy, The

tagu007. Dexter with bike on Pond Street near the junction with Hampstead Hill Gardens, London NW3.

tagu007n. The same location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

Tall Guy, The - Dexter with Kate Lemmon (Emma Thompson) outside her flat.
Tall Guy, The

tagu008. Dexter with Kate Lemmon (Emma Thompson) outside her flat.

tagu008n. Roman Way, Islington, London N7.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

Tall Guy, The - Hawley Road at the junction with Hartland Road. The tower beyond the railway bridge (left) belongs to Holy Trinity church and is also seen in 'It Always Rains on Sunday'. . . .
Tall Guy, The

tagu009. Hawley Road at the junction with Hartland Road. The tower beyond the railway bridge (left) belongs to Holy Trinity church and is also seen in 'It Always Rains on Sunday'. . . .

tagu009n. . . . . The tower once carried a spire, half of which is present in 'It Always Rains on Sunday'. The spire had been damaged during the second world war and was removed soon after. Also see images ia004b and ia004bn.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

Tall Guy, The - Dexter and Kate arrive at the Royal Free Hospital. Pond Street, Hampstead.
Tall Guy, The

tagu010. Dexter and Kate arrive at the Royal Free Hospital. Pond Street, Hampstead.

tagu010n. A lot of alterations here with the ground floor extended to the line of pillars. With thanks to staff and volunteers at the Royal Free Hospital for assisting with identification.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

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