FILM : One Good Turn
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
One Good Turn 1955 Norman Wisdom, Joan Rice, Shirley Abicair, Thora Hird, William Russell, Joan Ingram Buckinghamshire, London, Sussex
Director : John Paddy Carstairs   Production Company : Maurice Cowan Productions, Two Cities Films  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q

The children and staff prevent a businessman from closing an orphanage to make way for a factory.

Screen Shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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One Good Turn [DVD]

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One Good Turn - Opening stock shot, setting the scene of a tranquil post war home counties environment. Unknown location.
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ogt001. Opening stock shot, setting the scene of a tranquil post war home counties environment. Unknown location.

One Good Turn - Establishing shot of the Greenwood Childrens Home.  Unidentified location.
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ogt002. Establishing shot of the Greenwood Childrens Home. Unidentified location.

One Good Turn - Norman (Norman Wisdon) takes the children through the town to school.  Appears to be a studio set but included for sake of completeness.
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ogt003. Norman (Norman Wisdon) takes the children through the town to school. Appears to be a studio set but included for sake of completeness.

One Good Turn - Norman and the children arrive at school.
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ogt004. Norman and the children arrive at school.

ogt004n. Heathrow Primary School, Bath Road, Hounslow, opposite Heathrow Airport. The old school was closed in 1966, there is now a car park on the site. Stephen Dean (SD)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-01-2014)

One Good Turn - Alec Bigley (William Russell) arrives at the school to meet his girlfriend Iris Gibson.
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ogt005. Alec Bigley (William Russell) arrives at the school to meet his girlfriend Iris Gibson.

ogt005n. The Green, West Drayton, Middlesex. Looking towards Swan Road. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 01-01-2014)

One Good Turn - Norman talks with Iris Gibson (Joan Rice) in the school yard.
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ogt006. Norman talks with Iris Gibson (Joan Rice) in the school yard.

ogt006n. Site of the old Heathrow Primary School, Bath Road, Hounslow. Closed in 1966 and demolished due to airport expansion. Now a car park. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 01-01-2014)

One Good Turn - The staff and children take a day trip to Brighton.  Stock shot of a Southern Region train running north through Purley station, Greater London.  Identified with the help of James Holmes.
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ogt007. The staff and children take a day trip to Brighton. Stock shot of a Southern Region train running north through Purley station, Greater London. Identified with the help of James Holmes.

One Good Turn - Arriving in Brighton.  Brighton station, Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex.
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ogt008. Arriving in Brighton. Brighton station, Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex.

ogt008n. The view over the platforms now. With thanks to Paul Hancock for the photo. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 29-05-2014)

One Good Turn - Norman has lost his trousers and remains on the train as it departs from Brighton.
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ogt009. Norman has lost his trousers and remains on the train as it departs from Brighton.

ogt009n. The same platform at Brighton station now. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

One Good Turn - The train arrives at the first station.  Crawley old station at the Brighton Road end of Station Way, Crawley, West Sussex.
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ogt010. The train arrives at the first station. Crawley old station at the Brighton Road end of Station Way, Crawley, West Sussex.

ogt010n. The old Crawley station platforms. All of the station buildings have been demolished. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 30-12-2013)

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