FILM : Fish Called Wanda, A
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Fish Called Wanda, A 1988 John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin London, Oxfordshire, Surrey
Director : Charles Crighton   Production Company : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Prominent Features, Star Partnership  Region : LONDON E-G,SOUTH EAST E-L

Four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to double-cross each other for the loot.

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A Fish Called Wanda (Special Edition) [DVD] [1988]

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Fish Called Wanda, A - A legal sort of view is seen as barrister Archie Leach sums up in court. New Square in Lincoln's Inn, London WC2.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa001. A legal sort of view is seen as barrister Archie Leach sums up in court. New Square in Lincoln's Inn, London WC2.

ficawa001n. Peter captures the scene now, with the post box moved. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-07-2016)

Fish Called Wanda, A - Moving across the City we see an establishing shot of Diamond House on Hatton Garden, London EC1. Hatton Garden was also seen in 'The Secret Place', 'Dateline Diamonds' and 'Eyes Wide Shut'.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa002. Moving across the City we see an establishing shot of Diamond House on Hatton Garden, London EC1. Hatton Garden was also seen in 'The Secret Place', 'Dateline Diamonds' and 'Eyes Wide Shut'.

ficawa002n. Peter found that the number has been removed, and wonders if he's on every security camera in the street as he searched for the right place.
(Modern Photo Added: 06-04-2016)

Fish Called Wanda, A - The camera tilts down to find Wanda Gershwitz (Jamie Lee Curtis) as she leaves the building after taking photographs in preparation for a robbery. Hatton Garden, Holborn in Borough of Camden.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa003. The camera tilts down to find Wanda Gershwitz (Jamie Lee Curtis) as she leaves the building after taking photographs in preparation for a robbery. Hatton Garden, Holborn in Borough of Camden.

Fish Called Wanda, A - Arriving home after winning his case, Archie Leach (John Cleese) walks over to his wife Wendy (Maria Aitken) who unloads the tiresome problems of her day on him. The house stands on The Mount in Esher, Surrey and has been identified on several websites including www.themoviedistrict.com.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa004. Arriving home after winning his case, Archie Leach (John Cleese) walks over to his wife Wendy (Maria Aitken) who unloads the tiresome problems of her day on him. The house stands on The Mount in Esher, Surrey and has been identified on several websites including www.themoviedistrict.com.

Fish Called Wanda, A - Following the diamond robbery, George Thomason and his gang flee to the roof of Diamond House from where they make their escape.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa005. Following the diamond robbery, George Thomason and his gang flee to the roof of Diamond House from where they make their escape.

Fish Called Wanda, A - At street level, a pedestrian gets tangled up with Mrs. Eileen Coady (Patricia Hayes) and her dogs. Clerkenwell Green in EC1 recognised by Mike Shingleton.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa006. At street level, a pedestrian gets tangled up with Mrs. Eileen Coady (Patricia Hayes) and her dogs. Clerkenwell Green in EC1 recognised by Mike Shingleton.

ficawa006n. And Peter provides the proof. The same location 25 years later.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-08-2013)

Fish Called Wanda, A - Mrs. Coady walks on with her Yorkshire Terriers. Clerkenwell Green in EC1.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa007. Mrs. Coady walks on with her Yorkshire Terriers. Clerkenwell Green in EC1.

ficawa007n. More location evidence behind the trees from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-08-2013)

Fish Called Wanda, A - Otto West (Kevin Kline), Ken Pile (Michael Palin) and George Thomason (Tom Georgeson) cross towards the getaway car with Wanda at the wheel. Clerkenwell Green with The Crown Tavern in the background. The area was also seen in 'The Salvage Gang'.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa008. Otto West (Kevin Kline), Ken Pile (Michael Palin) and George Thomason (Tom Georgeson) cross towards the getaway car with Wanda at the wheel. Clerkenwell Green with The Crown Tavern in the background. The area was also seen in 'The Salvage Gang'.

ficawa008n. Another picture from Peter, who recalls that The Crown Tavern used to be nicknamed "The Clock House" because of the antique clocks displayed around the bars.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-08-2013)

Fish Called Wanda, A - Wanda starts the car and drives away as the elderly Mrs. Coady begins to cross the road ahead. Clerkenwell Green with the Middlesex Sessions House to the right and buildings on Clerkenwell Road in the centre background.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa009. Wanda starts the car and drives away as the elderly Mrs. Coady begins to cross the road ahead. Clerkenwell Green with the Middlesex Sessions House to the right and buildings on Clerkenwell Road in the centre background.

ficawa009n. Peter nearly didn't take this shot because of the refurbishment work going on.
(Modern Photo Added: 06-04-2016)

Fish Called Wanda, A - As the car screeches to a halt, Mrs. Coady looks through the windscreen straight at George. The Old Session House provides the backdrop.
Fish Called Wanda, A

ficawa010. As the car screeches to a halt, Mrs. Coady looks through the windscreen straight at George. The Old Session House provides the backdrop.

ficawa010n. Now, with scaffolding which has been long-standing. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 30-09-2016)

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