FILM : Challenge, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Challenge, The 1960 Jayne Mansfield, Anthony Quayle, Carl Möhner Hampshire, London, Middlesex
Director : John Gilling   Production Company : Alexandra  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

After serving time for robbery, a gang member's son is held to ransom when he recovers the stolen loot.

Screen captures uploaded by John Tunstill.

Also known as 'It Takes a Thief' (US Title)

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The Challenge DVD [1960]

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Challenge, The - The pub on the right may well be the Hoop and Toy, Thurloe Place, in South Kensington.
Challenge, The

itat050. The pub on the right may well be the Hoop and Toy, Thurloe Place, in South Kensington.

itat050n. JT knew it was the Hoop and Toy all along. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2015)

Challenge, The - A wooded, London?, square with some towers on the left. The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road as the car turns into Cromwell Place.
Challenge, The

itat051. A wooded, London?, square with some towers on the left. The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road as the car turns into Cromwell Place.

itat051n. No such excitement today. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2015)

Challenge, The - The cab road at Paddington Station in W2 with Eastbourne Terrace running to the right. The location was also seen in 'Brandy for the Parson' and 'Miranda'.
Challenge, The

itat052. The cab road at Paddington Station in W2 with Eastbourne Terrace running to the right. The location was also seen in 'Brandy for the Parson' and 'Miranda'.

Challenge, The - Another view of this covered way. London's Paddington Station.
Challenge, The

itat053. Another view of this covered way. London's Paddington Station.

Challenge, The - A railway terminal. The previous frames suggest that this is Paddington station but Andrew Emmerson points out that it is Marylebone station on Melcombe Place in NW1.
Challenge, The

itat054. A railway terminal. The previous frames suggest that this is Paddington station but Andrew Emmerson points out that it is Marylebone station on Melcombe Place in NW1.

Challenge, The - Ticket office. Marylebone station again, recognised by Andrew Emmerson.
Challenge, The

itat055. Ticket office. Marylebone station again, recognised by Andrew Emmerson.

Challenge, The - And outside. With Eastbourne Terrace to the right this is the cab road at Paddington again.
Challenge, The

itat056. And outside. With Eastbourne Terrace to the right this is the cab road at Paddington again.

Challenge, The - And now for a race around in an MGA, I used to have one of these
Challenge, The

itat057. And now for a race around in an MGA, I used to have one of these "with a pair of yellow gloves I borrowed from me dad", as Lonnie Donnigan used to sing.

Challenge, The - Could that be Twickenham station, St. Margaret's, of Alfie fame, centre frame?
Challenge, The

itat058. Could that be Twickenham station, St. Margaret's, of Alfie fame, centre frame?

itat058n. St. Margaret's station actually but it is only a 15 minute walk from Twickenham. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-11-2015)

Challenge, The - Could that be FORTIS behind the lamp-post? And Lawrence on the right sells HOVIS. St Margaret's Road panning left from 058.
Challenge, The

itat059. Could that be FORTIS behind the lamp-post? And Lawrence on the right sells HOVIS. St Margaret's Road panning left from 058.

itat059n. Indeed it is! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-11-2015)

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