FILM : Grasshopper Island
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Grasshopper Island 1971 Tim Brooke-Taylor, Charles Hawtrey, Patricia Hayes, Julian Orchard, Frank Muir Corsica (France), Essex, London, Pembrokeshire (Wales)
Director : Joy Whitby   Production Company : Grasshopper Productions  Region : LONDON E-G,SOUTH EAST E-L,WALES,FRANCE

Three young brothers run away to find an uninhabited island.

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This production was originally transmitted as a series on television and later released on DVD as a seamless film.

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Grasshopper Island

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Grasshopper Island - Outside the house where he and his brothers have been brought up by all sorts of different adults, Toughy shouts as he runs down a plank waving a stick.
Grasshopper Island

grais001. Outside the house where he and his brothers have been brought up by all sorts of different adults, Toughy shouts as he runs down a plank waving a stick.

Grasshopper Island - Toughy follows Smarty and Mouse into the tall house in town that has room to run upstairs and down, but not sideways.
Grasshopper Island

grais002. Toughy follows Smarty and Mouse into the tall house in town that has room to run upstairs and down, but not sideways.

Grasshopper Island - The three brothers are always being told what to do and what not to do and one day they decide to run away.
Grasshopper Island

grais003. The three brothers are always being told what to do and what not to do and one day they decide to run away.

Grasshopper Island - Early next morning, a Taxi Driver (Tim Brooke-Taylor) grumbles when Toughy, Mouse and Smarty ask him to drive them as far as their money will take them towards the sea.
Grasshopper Island

grais004. Early next morning, a Taxi Driver (Tim Brooke-Taylor) grumbles when Toughy, Mouse and Smarty ask him to drive them as far as their money will take them towards the sea.

Grasshopper Island - The taxi sets off towards the docks on the other side of town.
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grais005. The taxi sets off towards the docks on the other side of town.

Grasshopper Island - At the docks, no ship will take the boys as they don't have passports. Tilbury Docks on the River Thames at Tilbury in Essex.
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grais006. At the docks, no ship will take the boys as they don't have passports. Tilbury Docks on the River Thames at Tilbury in Essex.

Grasshopper Island - When Mouse says that he wants to go home, Smarty marches ahead. The vessel with the 'T' on the funnel is the tug General VII of the Thames & General Lighterage Co. dating from 1962 and this is the Centre Branch Dock at Tilbury.
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grais007. When Mouse says that he wants to go home, Smarty marches ahead. The vessel with the 'T' on the funnel is the tug General VII of the Thames & General Lighterage Co. dating from 1962 and this is the Centre Branch Dock at Tilbury.

Grasshopper Island - Carrying their chest, Toughy and Mouse follow Smarty. General VII sank with the loss of three lives following a collision off Tilbury in 1985. The centre of the three bulk berths at Tilbury Docks in Essex.
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grais008. Carrying their chest, Toughy and Mouse follow Smarty. General VII sank with the loss of three lives following a collision off Tilbury in 1985. The centre of the three bulk berths at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

Grasshopper Island - Approaching the edge of the quay, Toughy, Smarty and Mouse spot a boat with what appeared to be an Elderly Boy sitting on deck, knitting. Nelson Quay in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. The warehouses have been demolished and replaced.
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grais009. Approaching the edge of the quay, Toughy, Smarty and Mouse spot a boat with what appeared to be an Elderly Boy sitting on deck, knitting. Nelson Quay in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. The warehouses have been demolished and replaced.

Grasshopper Island - Onlookers watch as the Elderly Boy (Charles Hawtrey) and his new crew prepare to set sail in the former lifeboat. Nelson Quay with the roof of the Fish Market visible to the top right.
Grasshopper Island

grais010. Onlookers watch as the Elderly Boy (Charles Hawtrey) and his new crew prepare to set sail in the former lifeboat. Nelson Quay with the roof of the Fish Market visible to the top right.

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