FILM : Spare a Copper
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Spare a Copper 1940 George Formby, Dorothy Hyson, Bernard Lee, John Warwick London, Merseyside
Director : John Paddy Carstairs   Production Company : Associated Talking Pictures (ATP)  Region : LONDON R-S,SOUTH EAST R-Z,NORTH

A brave War Reserve Police Constable becomes a hero when he thwarts a plot to destroy a newly built battleship.

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Spare a Copper - A pair of Walkers are encountered as George speeds along.
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spaco011. A pair of Walkers are encountered as George speeds along.

Spare a Copper - The unlikely chase carries on through a series of country lanes towards road works.
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spaco012. The unlikely chase carries on through a series of country lanes towards road works.

Spare a Copper - Shaw is thwarted when George drives through sewer pipes stored on the lane's verge.
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spaco013. Shaw is thwarted when George drives through sewer pipes stored on the lane's verge.

Spare a Copper - The film heads towards it's conclusion as George encounters town streets.
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spaco014. The film heads towards it's conclusion as George encounters town streets.

Spare a Copper - A slow moving tanker lorry blocks the roadway. Tonyk suspects that this is Distillery Road, Brentford.
Spare a Copper

spaco015. A slow moving tanker lorry blocks the roadway. Tonyk suspects that this is Distillery Road, Brentford.

Spare a Copper - Two motorcycle Cops double take as George tears past. With the pattern of the terraces matching those seen on old maps, Tonyk is pretty certain that this is Distillery Road in Brentford, Middlesex.
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spaco016. Two motorcycle Cops double take as George tears past. With the pattern of the terraces matching those seen on old maps, Tonyk is pretty certain that this is Distillery Road in Brentford, Middlesex.

Spare a Copper - A Mounted Policeman fails to stop George and the pursuit continues.
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spaco017. A Mounted Policeman fails to stop George and the pursuit continues.

Spare a Copper - The number of Officers following George grows as a car joins the chase.
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spaco018. The number of Officers following George grows as a car joins the chase.

Spare a Copper - Another squad car pulls away from the kerb and speeds after George.
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spaco019. Another squad car pulls away from the kerb and speeds after George.

Spare a Copper - George reaches the Britannic shipyard in Birkenhead in time to prevent the saboteurs blowing up HMS Hercules.
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spaco020. George reaches the Britannic shipyard in Birkenhead in time to prevent the saboteurs blowing up HMS Hercules.

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