FILM : Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)
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Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) 1966 Sydney Bromley, Derren Nesbitt, John Moulder-Brown, Kevin Bennett, Ronnie Caryl, Michael Crockett, George Roderick, William Sherwood, Roberta Tovey London
Director : David Eady   Production Company : Children's Film Foundation (CFF), World Wide  Region : LONDON O-Q

When an historic bell goes missing from his school, a third former and his classmates set out to retrieve it.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Children's Film Foundation Collection: London Tales (The Salvage Gang | Operation Third Form | Night Ferry)(DVD)

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Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Mr. Jordan the Caretaker rings the Dolphin Bell to mark the end of lessons at the Dolphin School. St. David's School on Rectory Gardens in Hornsey N8.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo001. Mr. Jordan the Caretaker rings the Dolphin Bell to mark the end of lessons at the Dolphin School. St. David's School on Rectory Gardens in Hornsey N8.

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Alan (Michael Crockett), Tom (Kevin Bennett) and Dick (John Moulder-Brown) throw a ball between each other as the third form streams out of class.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo002. Alan (Michael Crockett), Tom (Kevin Bennett) and Dick (John Moulder-Brown) throw a ball between each other as the third form streams out of class.

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - The classmates make their way out of the playground. In the background stand properties on Rectory Gardens.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo003. The classmates make their way out of the playground. In the background stand properties on Rectory Gardens.

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Dick, Alan and Tom stop to speak with their friend Paddy Probie (Sydney Bromley), a scrap man who has arrived at the school to make a collection. Outside St. David's School on Rectory Gardens.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo004. Dick, Alan and Tom stop to speak with their friend Paddy Probie (Sydney Bromley), a scrap man who has arrived at the school to make a collection. Outside St. David's School on Rectory Gardens.

opthfo004n. Peter found refurbishment going on.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-01-2016)

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Tom, Alan and Dick ask about Josephine the horse before Mr. Jordan asks Paddy to return later for the scrap. Rectory Gardens in N8 with a house on The Gardens to the left.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo005. Tom, Alan and Dick ask about Josephine the horse before Mr. Jordan asks Paddy to return later for the scrap. Rectory Gardens in N8 with a house on The Gardens to the left.

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Having forgotten his French homework, Dick returns to school as the early evening darkness begins to fall. Looking along Rectory Gardens towards High Street and the junction with Priory Road in Hornsey.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo006. Having forgotten his French homework, Dick returns to school as the early evening darkness begins to fall. Looking along Rectory Gardens towards High Street and the junction with Priory Road in Hornsey.

opthfo006n. Peter captured the location in daylight.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-01-2016)

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Thinking that he's seen a ghost in one of the classrooms, Paddy panics before driving off after reversing his lorry into the post that hold the school's valuable bell. St. David's School in Hornsey.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo007. Thinking that he's seen a ghost in one of the classrooms, Paddy panics before driving off after reversing his lorry into the post that hold the school's valuable bell. St. David's School in Hornsey.

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Jill (Roberta Tovey) approaches her brother when he's been told to leave the school after being suspected of stealing the Dolphin Bell. The junction of King Henry's Road and Ainger Road in NW3 with the corner of Erskine Road in the centre background.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo008. Jill (Roberta Tovey) approaches her brother when he's been told to leave the school after being suspected of stealing the Dolphin Bell. The junction of King Henry's Road and Ainger Road in NW3 with the corner of Erskine Road in the centre background.

opthfo008n. 
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2016)

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Becoming suspicious that the Dolphin Bell is at Paddy's scrap yard after an earlier visit, Dick asks his sister to help him. Looking to the south on Latimer Road W10.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo009. Becoming suspicious that the Dolphin Bell is at Paddy's scrap yard after an earlier visit, Dick asks his sister to help him. Looking to the south on Latimer Road W10.

Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation) - Jill distracts Paddy's new business partner Skinner (Derren Nesbitt) as Dick checks over the yard. Through the gateway runs Latimer Road, since renamed Freston Road. The background warehouses still stand.
Operation Third Form (Children's Film Foundation)

opthfo010. Jill distracts Paddy's new business partner Skinner (Derren Nesbitt) as Dick checks over the yard. Through the gateway runs Latimer Road, since renamed Freston Road. The background warehouses still stand.

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