FILM : Value for Money
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Value for Money 1955 John Gregson, Donald Pleasence, Leslie Phillips, Joan Hickson, Derek Farr, Diana Dors Middlesex, Batley, West Yorkshire
Director : Ken Annakin   Production Company : Group Film Productions Limited  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z,NORTH

A young man from Yorkshire inherits a sizeable legacy from his deceased father and decides to try the nightlife of London where he meets a girl performing in a theatre.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Value For Money [DVD]

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Value for Money - The Town Band (Hanwell Silver Band) plays a rousing tune as they march along a wet and dreary Yorkshire street. Taylor Street, Batley in West Yorkshire.
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valmo001. The Town Band (Hanwell Silver Band) plays a rousing tune as they march along a wet and dreary Yorkshire street. Taylor Street, Batley in West Yorkshire.

Value for Money - The Bandmaster orders armbands to be put on. Taylor Street in Batley, Kirklees.
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valmo002. The Bandmaster orders armbands to be put on. Taylor Street in Batley, Kirklees.

Value for Money - The tempo changes and the Band continues in somber mood towards the premises of J. H. Broadbent & Son, rag merchants in fictional Barfield. Back Station Road looking towards Spurr Street.
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valmo003. The tempo changes and the Band continues in somber mood towards the premises of J. H. Broadbent & Son, rag merchants in fictional Barfield. Back Station Road looking towards Spurr Street.

valmo003n. Clive Dawson provides this modern shot showing changes in the distance.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-10-2016)

Value for Money - The Band approaches the warehouse as, inside, the funeral party gathers to see John Henry Broadbent off on his final journey. Station Road.
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valmo004. The Band approaches the warehouse as, inside, the funeral party gathers to see John Henry Broadbent off on his final journey. Station Road.

valmo004n. This comparison from Clive shows that the street's buildings have survived intact.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-10-2016)

Value for Money - After his father's funeral, Chayley Broadbent (John Gregson) promises to look after his inheritance. Batley Cemetery on Cemetery Road.
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valmo005. After his father's funeral, Chayley Broadbent (John Gregson) promises to look after his inheritance. Batley Cemetery on Cemetery Road.

valmo005n. Only the distant chimney appears to have altered the view in this picture from Clive Dawson.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-10-2016)

Value for Money - Looking out of his parlour window, Mayor Higgins asks Chayley for a gift of land to enable Barfield's new Civic Centre to be built.
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valmo006. Looking out of his parlour window, Mayor Higgins asks Chayley for a gift of land to enable Barfield's new Civic Centre to be built.

Value for Money - Duke Popplewell (Derek Farr), Mayor Higgins (Frank Pettingell) and the rest of the party wait to return from their day out in London as Chayley says farewell to dancer Ruthine West (Diana Dors). A studio set included for sake of completeness.
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valmo007. Duke Popplewell (Derek Farr), Mayor Higgins (Frank Pettingell) and the rest of the party wait to return from their day out in London as Chayley says farewell to dancer Ruthine West (Diana Dors). A studio set included for sake of completeness.

Value for Money - The Wives of the excursionists gather as the charabanc returns to Barfield early on Sunday morning. Market Place, Batley with the Library to the right.
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valmo008. The Wives of the excursionists gather as the charabanc returns to Barfield early on Sunday morning. Market Place, Batley with the Library to the right.

valmo008n. Clive provides this modern view of the location.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-10-2016)

Value for Money - Facing Commercial Street from Market Place in Batley with Batley Central Methodist Church in the background.
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valmo009. Facing Commercial Street from Market Place in Batley with Batley Central Methodist Church in the background.

valmo009n. Again, not much has changed in Clive Dawson's comparison.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-10-2016)

Value for Money - Husbands are dragged and chased home from the Market Square.
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valmo010. Husbands are dragged and chased home from the Market Square.

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