FILM : Flame in the Streets
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Flame in the Streets 1961 John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda De Banzie, Earl Cameron, Johnny Sekka, Wilfrid Brambell London
Director : Roy Ward Baker   Production Company : The Rank Organisation, Somerset Films  Region : LONDON E-G

A white Trade Unionist successfully fights for the rights of a black colleague but struggles to come to terms with his daughter's intention to marry a West Indian.

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Flame in the Streets - A London bus drives past as teachers and children head to school. On the right, Adrian Grepnold recognised Chalk Farm Bus Garage on Harmood Street in NW1 which was demolished in the 1990s.
Flame in the Streets

flast001. A London bus drives past as teachers and children head to school. On the right, Adrian Grepnold recognised Chalk Farm Bus Garage on Harmood Street in NW1 which was demolished in the 1990s.

flast001n. Harmood Street in Chalk Farm, but hasn't it changed? Picture by David Neicho.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2008)

Flame in the Streets - Teachers Kathie Palmer (Sylvia Syms) and Peter Lincoln (Johnny Sekka) come into view as they walk towards Hawley Secondary School. Harmood Street with the corner of Clarence Way to the left of centre.
Flame in the Streets

flast002. Teachers Kathie Palmer (Sylvia Syms) and Peter Lincoln (Johnny Sekka) come into view as they walk towards Hawley Secondary School. Harmood Street with the corner of Clarence Way to the left of centre.

flast002n. The same junction from David Neicho.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2008)

Flame in the Streets - Harmood Street, again at the junction with Clarence Way. The titles play over the original CinemaScope ratio before turning to pan and scan.
Flame in the Streets

flast002a. Harmood Street, again at the junction with Clarence Way. The titles play over the original CinemaScope ratio before turning to pan and scan.

flast002an. A closer view of the junction now by David Neicho.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2008)

Flame in the Streets - Continuing to pan left, the camera stays with the staff and pupils as they enter the school. Adrian Grepnold advises that this is Harmood Street, outside the school now known as the Camden Centre for Learning.
Flame in the Streets

flast003. Continuing to pan left, the camera stays with the staff and pupils as they enter the school. Adrian Grepnold advises that this is Harmood Street, outside the school now known as the Camden Centre for Learning.

flast003n. David Neicho provides the comparison.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2008)

Flame in the Streets - It's 5th November and outside the fictional
Flame in the Streets

flast004. It's 5th November and outside the fictional "Visser & Crane" furniture factory two young boys ask a penny for the guy. Out of shot to the right runs a railway siding that may cross the road in front of the works.

Flame in the Streets - One of the company's trucks returns to the factory where Gabriel Gomez has been made up to temporary foreman. The street sign reads New Wharf Road.
Flame in the Streets

flast005. One of the company's trucks returns to the factory where Gabriel Gomez has been made up to temporary foreman. The street sign reads New Wharf Road.

Flame in the Streets - Letting the truck through, the Security Guard tells the boys to clear off.
Flame in the Streets

flast006. Letting the truck through, the Security Guard tells the boys to clear off.

Flame in the Streets - The truck backs up to the loading bay where Les, Tim and Gerry work.
Flame in the Streets

flast007. The truck backs up to the loading bay where Les, Tim and Gerry work.

Flame in the Streets - On his way home from work, Gabriel Gomez (Earl Cameron) helps children to load a bonfire in readiness for that evenings fireworks. This is Leybourne Road in Camden Town NW1 says Ray Glenister. Now a very different street with the background buildings all gone.
Flame in the Streets

flast008. On his way home from work, Gabriel Gomez (Earl Cameron) helps children to load a bonfire in readiness for that evenings fireworks. This is Leybourne Road in Camden Town NW1 says Ray Glenister. Now a very different street with the background buildings all gone.

Flame in the Streets - Jubilee (Dan Jackson) leaves the property of which he's the landlord. 60 Hawley Road NW1, which was also seen in 'It Always Rains on Sunday' and 'The Tall Guy' advises SJ.
Flame in the Streets

flast009. Jubilee (Dan Jackson) leaves the property of which he's the landlord. 60 Hawley Road NW1, which was also seen in 'It Always Rains on Sunday' and 'The Tall Guy' advises SJ.

flast009n. The same building survives. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2008)

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