FILM : He Snoops to Conquer
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
He Snoops to Conquer 1944 George Formby, Robertson Hare, Elizabeth Allen, Claude Bailey Hampshire
Director : Marcel Varnel   Production Company : Columbia British Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

A pair of reporters investigate possible corruption in a small town's postwar plans and are helped by the unwitting handyman.

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He Snoops to Conquer [DVD] [1944]

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He Snoops to Conquer - Council odd job man, George Gribble (George Formby) shows two reporters around the town.  Basingstoke in Hampshire is listed on a number of web sites and appears to be the sole location apart from stock or second unit shots.
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hesnco001. Council odd job man, George Gribble (George Formby) shows two reporters around the town. Basingstoke in Hampshire is listed on a number of web sites and appears to be the sole location apart from stock or second unit shots.

He Snoops to Conquer - Tangleton's 15th Century church is seen in the distance.
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hesnco002. Tangleton's 15th Century church is seen in the distance.

He Snoops to Conquer - A photo of Councillor Oxbold's home is taken, where just four people live.
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hesnco003. A photo of Councillor Oxbold's home is taken, where just four people live.

He Snoops to Conquer - George points out Paradise Row, where he lives with fourteen others.
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hesnco004. George points out Paradise Row, where he lives with fourteen others.

He Snoops to Conquer - The reporters visit George's street before returning to London, and writing an article condemning the town.
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hesnco005. The reporters visit George's street before returning to London, and writing an article condemning the town.

He Snoops to Conquer - An opinion poll is carried out in the town, which the councilors hope will redress the balance.
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hesnco006. An opinion poll is carried out in the town, which the councilors hope will redress the balance.

He Snoops to Conquer - George is ordered to throw the poll results away after the outcome shows the population is unsatisfied with the council.
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hesnco007. George is ordered to throw the poll results away after the outcome shows the population is unsatisfied with the council.

He Snoops to Conquer - The results are loaded into the new municipal road sweeper.
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hesnco008. The results are loaded into the new municipal road sweeper.

He Snoops to Conquer - The road sweeper starts to malfunction as it makes it's way along the street. Eastrop Lane in Basingstoke.
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hesnco009. The road sweeper starts to malfunction as it makes it's way along the street. Eastrop Lane in Basingstoke.

He Snoops to Conquer - Sir Timothy Strawbridge (Robertson Hare) and George watch as the town's brand new sweeper comes to a halt. Eastrop Lane with the pathway that now leads to Eastfield Avenue on the left.
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hesnco010. Sir Timothy Strawbridge (Robertson Hare) and George watch as the town's brand new sweeper comes to a halt. Eastrop Lane with the pathway that now leads to Eastfield Avenue on the left.

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