FILM : Go to Blazes
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Go to Blazes 1962 Dave King, Robert Morley, Daniel Massey, Norman Rossington, Dennis Price, Coral Browne Hertfordshire, London
Director : Michael Truman   Production Company : Associated British Picture Corporation   Region : LONDON E-G,SOUTH EAST E-L

Three incompetent criminals steal an ancient fire engine as a getaway vehicle.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Go to Blazes - The three peer into the fire station. At the time of filming, the cinema in the background was a Gaumont but it closed as an Odeon in 1983.
Go to Blazes

gotobl061. The three peer into the fire station. At the time of filming, the cinema in the background was a Gaumont but it closed as an Odeon in 1983.

gotobl061n. You'll have to trust me that this is a comparison shot! (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-02-2015)

Go to Blazes - A Fireman (Hugh Lloyd) eyes the strangers. High Street, Watford. The fire station stood at the corner of Bentine Lane but the whole area has been substantially redeveloped.
Go to Blazes

gotobl062. A Fireman (Hugh Lloyd) eyes the strangers. High Street, Watford. The fire station stood at the corner of Bentine Lane but the whole area has been substantially redeveloped.

gotobl062n. The buildings across the road are still recognisable. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-02-2015)

Go to Blazes - Seeing firemen climbing the drying tower makes the boys feel uneasy. Whippendell Road Fire Station, Watford. The site has since been redeveloped.
Go to Blazes

gotobl063. Seeing firemen climbing the drying tower makes the boys feel uneasy. Whippendell Road Fire Station, Watford. The site has since been redeveloped.

Go to Blazes - Whey they overhear news that Withers, a crooked Fire Chief, is up for a disciplinary hearing, Bernard makes a plan. Looking out onto High Street, Watford in Hertfordshire.
Go to Blazes

gotobl064. Whey they overhear news that Withers, a crooked Fire Chief, is up for a disciplinary hearing, Bernard makes a plan. Looking out onto High Street, Watford in Hertfordshire.

gotobl064n. The cinema is no more but the building to the left still stands. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-02-2015)

Go to Blazes - The disgraced Withers (Dennis Price), walks away from the fire station after being dismissed.
Go to Blazes

gotobl065. The disgraced Withers (Dennis Price), walks away from the fire station after being dismissed.

Go to Blazes - Looking like detectives, Bernard and Alfie approach Withers and enlist his help. Unidentified location.
Go to Blazes

gotobl066. Looking like detectives, Bernard and Alfie approach Withers and enlist his help. Unidentified location.

Go to Blazes - After the fashion house next to the target bank is set alight by accomplice Arson Eddie, the fully trained gang arrive to carry out the robbery. Studio set included for the sake of completeness.
Go to Blazes

gotobl067. After the fashion house next to the target bank is set alight by accomplice Arson Eddie, the fully trained gang arrive to carry out the robbery. Studio set included for the sake of completeness.

Go to Blazes - As motorists and passers-by stop to watch the fire, a hole is blown in the wall of the haute couture shop's basement to enter the bank's vault.
Go to Blazes

gotobl068. As motorists and passers-by stop to watch the fire, a hole is blown in the wall of the haute couture shop's basement to enter the bank's vault.

gotobl068n. Facing Charles Street at the corner of Fitzmaurice Place off Berkeley Square W1 by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-09-2013)

Go to Blazes - Policemen hold back the gathering crowd as the bank's money is loaded into the fire engines water tank.
Go to Blazes

gotobl069. Policemen hold back the gathering crowd as the bank's money is loaded into the fire engines water tank.

gotobl069n. Peter sent this image of the same Berkeley Square location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-09-2013)

Go to Blazes - A real fire engine races to the scene. Berkeley Street looking into Berkeley Square again.
Go to Blazes

gotobl070. A real fire engine races to the scene. Berkeley Street looking into Berkeley Square again.

gotobl070n. Snapped again by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-09-2013)

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