FILM : Comfort and Joy
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Comfort and Joy 1984 Bill Paterson, Eleanor David, Clare Grogan, Alex Norton, Patrick Malahide, Rikki Fulton, Roberto Bernardi, George Rossi, Peter Rossi, Billy McElhaney Strathclyde
Director : Bill Forsyth   Production Company : Kings Road Entertainment, Lake (Comfort and Joy) Limited  Region : SCOTLAND

Radio host Alan Bird witnesses an ice-cream van being attacked and destroyed by angry competitors and decides to investigate further.

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Comfort and Joy - Radio DJ, Alan 'Dicky' Bird drives home with his girlfriend Maddy after her shoplifting spree.  This is the M8 motorway, looking east towards Glasgow City Centre. Identified by Peter Trowles.
Comfort and Joy

comjo001. Radio DJ, Alan 'Dicky' Bird drives home with his girlfriend Maddy after her shoplifting spree. This is the M8 motorway, looking east towards Glasgow City Centre. Identified by Peter Trowles.

Comfort and Joy - Alan and Maddy get closer to home.  Peter locates this as the M8 motorway looking east towards Glasgow's west end with Finneston Crane to the extreme right.
Comfort and Joy

comjo002. Alan and Maddy get closer to home. Peter locates this as the M8 motorway looking east towards Glasgow's west end with Finneston Crane to the extreme right.

Comfort and Joy - Alan Bird (Bill Paterson) leaves his apartment on the morning after Maddy has left him. Mansionhouse Road off Camphill Avenue, Glasgow G41.
Comfort and Joy

comjo003. Alan Bird (Bill Paterson) leaves his apartment on the morning after Maddy has left him. Mansionhouse Road off Camphill Avenue, Glasgow G41.

Comfort and Joy - Alan loads his red BMW with new pots and pans on Buchanan Street with St Enoch subway station and the since closed Arnotts store in the background across Argyle Street, Glasgow G1.
Comfort and Joy

comjo004. Alan loads his red BMW with new pots and pans on Buchanan Street with St Enoch subway station and the since closed Arnotts store in the background across Argyle Street, Glasgow G1.

Comfort and Joy - Alan arrives home with new things to replace those that Maddy took. Mansionhouse Road, Glasgow G41.
Comfort and Joy

comjo005. Alan arrives home with new things to replace those that Maddy took. Mansionhouse Road, Glasgow G41.

Comfort and Joy - After a days work at the studio, Alan drives home.  Peter Trowles advises that this is the westbound slip road onto Kingston Bridge (M8) in Glasgow City centre.
Comfort and Joy

comjo006. After a days work at the studio, Alan drives home. Peter Trowles advises that this is the westbound slip road onto Kingston Bridge (M8) in Glasgow City centre.

Comfort and Joy - Whilst stuck in traffic a Mr Bunny ice cream van gains on Alan in the outside lane. St Vincent Street looking east, with Elmbank Street and India Street on the left. Information from Peter Trowles.
Comfort and Joy

comjo007. Whilst stuck in traffic a Mr Bunny ice cream van gains on Alan in the outside lane. St Vincent Street looking east, with Elmbank Street and India Street on the left. Information from Peter Trowles.

Comfort and Joy - Newly single Alan catches sight of a girl in the ice cream van and decides to follow.  Looking east on St Vincent Street, Glasgow City centre identified by Peter Trowles.
Comfort and Joy

comjo008. Newly single Alan catches sight of a girl in the ice cream van and decides to follow. Looking east on St Vincent Street, Glasgow City centre identified by Peter Trowles.

Comfort and Joy - Alan is up for a challenge. North Street, Glasgow G3.
Comfort and Joy

comjo009. Alan is up for a challenge. North Street, Glasgow G3.

Comfort and Joy - Alan is determined to catch up. Paul Cassidy identifies this as Springburn road in Glasgow, north from the Royal Infirmary. The warehouse to the right is still there and behind it now stands the St. Rollox shopping complex.
Comfort and Joy

comjo010. Alan is determined to catch up. Paul Cassidy identifies this as Springburn road in Glasgow, north from the Royal Infirmary. The warehouse to the right is still there and behind it now stands the St. Rollox shopping complex.

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