FILM : Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)
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Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) 1958 Michael Crawford, Keith Davis, Roy Townsend, Alan Coleshill, Malcolm Kirby, Raymond Dudley, Carla Challoner London
Director : Darcy Conyers   Production Company : Anthony Gilkison Productions  Region : LONDON R-S

Two rival children's gangs are keen to enter a soapbox derby but when it's rumoured that one of them has a new design for their racer, the other sets out to steal it.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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Children's Film Foundation Collection: The Race is On - (Soapbox Derby | Sky-Bike | Sammy's Super T-Shirt) [DVD]

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Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - Members of the Battersea Bats gang converge on their headquarters to initiate two new members. Looking up river along the Thames from Railway Wharf on Nine Elms Lane in London SW8.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade001. Members of the Battersea Bats gang converge on their headquarters to initiate two new members. Looking up river along the Thames from Railway Wharf on Nine Elms Lane in London SW8.

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - Peter Toms (Michael Crawford) runs towards the disused crane where  Legs Johnson, Foureyes Fulton and Lew Lender meet him. Railway Wharf, between Nine Elms Lane and the River Thames in Vauxhall.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade002. Peter Toms (Michael Crawford) runs towards the disused crane where Legs Johnson, Foureyes Fulton and Lew Lender meet him. Railway Wharf, between Nine Elms Lane and the River Thames in Vauxhall.

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - Legs Johnson (Keith Davis) chases and catches Fred (Raymond Dudley), a member of the Victoria gang who has been eavesdropping on the plan to build a soapbox racing car and enter a grand prix race. Through the gate runs Nine Elms Lane.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade003. Legs Johnson (Keith Davis) chases and catches Fred (Raymond Dudley), a member of the Victoria gang who has been eavesdropping on the plan to build a soapbox racing car and enter a grand prix race. Through the gate runs Nine Elms Lane.

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - Peter runs after John (Malcolm Kirby), another member of the Victorias. Railway Wharf on Nine Elms Lane.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade004. Peter runs after John (Malcolm Kirby), another member of the Victorias. Railway Wharf on Nine Elms Lane.

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - When Fred falls into the river, Grandpa (Mark Daly) comes to the rescue with a lifebuoy. Looking towards Vauxhall Bridge on the Thames from Railway Wharf. The area has been substantially redeveloped.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade005. When Fred falls into the river, Grandpa (Mark Daly) comes to the rescue with a lifebuoy. Looking towards Vauxhall Bridge on the Thames from Railway Wharf. The area has been substantially redeveloped.

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - Grandpa gives Peter, Foureyes and Fred a lift in his BMW Isetta. Deeley Road in Battersea SW8 with properties on Brooklands Road in the distance.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade006. Grandpa gives Peter, Foureyes and Fred a lift in his BMW Isetta. Deeley Road in Battersea SW8 with properties on Brooklands Road in the distance.

soade006n. Looking towards Belmore Street. Brooklands Road has been consumed by Lambeth College. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2016)

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - Still dripping wet, Fred is taken home after Peter and Foureyes are dropped off. Looking up at Beames House at the corner of Deeley Road and Belmore Street.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade007. Still dripping wet, Fred is taken home after Peter and Foureyes are dropped off. Looking up at Beames House at the corner of Deeley Road and Belmore Street.

soade007n. Little change. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2016)

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - Legs, Foureyes Fulton (Roy Townsend) and Peter wave Grandpa off. Deeley Road with Springfield School to the left of centre.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade008. Legs, Foureyes Fulton (Roy Townsend) and Peter wave Grandpa off. Deeley Road with Springfield School to the left of centre.

soade008n. Big changes now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2016)

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - Legs spots Lew and his pals building a soapbox racer after Grandpa accidentally reverses through the gates to Mr. Lender's scrap yard.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade009. Legs spots Lew and his pals building a soapbox racer after Grandpa accidentally reverses through the gates to Mr. Lender's scrap yard.

Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation) - When threatened by the scrap dealer, Legs and Grandpa get back into the Isetta.
Soapbox Derby (Children's Film Foundation)

soade010. When threatened by the scrap dealer, Legs and Grandpa get back into the Isetta.

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