FILM : Fly a Flag for Poplar
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Fly a Flag for Poplar 1974 Alice Mahoney, John Mahoney, Andrew Tuck, Joe Mitchell, Bill Pyne London
Director : Roger Buck, Caroline Goldie, Ron Orders, Geoff Richman   Production Company : Liberation Films, British Film Institute  Region : LONDON E-G

A documentary about Poplar and the people who live there, seen going about their lives whilst organising the 1973 Teviot Festival.

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Fly a Flag for Poplar - A documentary film about Poplar, in the East End of London, and the people who live there. Preston's Road runs alongside Poplar Dock.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo001. A documentary film about Poplar, in the East End of London, and the people who live there. Preston's Road runs alongside Poplar Dock.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - The citizens are seen in their day-to-day lives whilst organising their local festival. East India Dock Road in London E14.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo002. The citizens are seen in their day-to-day lives whilst organising their local festival. East India Dock Road in London E14.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - Poplar in 1973 is looked at in the light of the past and the importance of the labour movement at the beginning of the 20th century. The Falcon public house stood on East India Dock Road.  It was closed in 1985 and demolished shortly after.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo003. Poplar in 1973 is looked at in the light of the past and the importance of the labour movement at the beginning of the 20th century. The Falcon public house stood on East India Dock Road. It was closed in 1985 and demolished shortly after.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - The great strikes and events of 1921 are highlighted when the members of Poplar Council were sent to prison. This is Balfron Tower on the Brownfield Estate.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo004. The great strikes and events of 1921 are highlighted when the members of Poplar Council were sent to prison. This is Balfron Tower on the Brownfield Estate.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - More of East India Dock Road with the tower of George Green's School on the left.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo005. More of East India Dock Road with the tower of George Green's School on the left.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - To the left of this image is the tower of St. Michael's Court whilst on the extreme right is Balfrom Tower which was built between 1965 and 1967.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo006. To the left of this image is the tower of St. Michael's Court whilst on the extreme right is Balfrom Tower which was built between 1965 and 1967.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - The first of two colour images showing the 1973 Teviot Festival.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo007. The first of two colour images showing the 1973 Teviot Festival.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - The festival in full swing in Langdon Park off St. Leonards Road. The railway line running on the left of the image is now used by the Docklands Light Railway.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo008. The festival in full swing in Langdon Park off St. Leonards Road. The railway line running on the left of the image is now used by the Docklands Light Railway.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - A currently unidentified high rise block.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo009. A currently unidentified high rise block.

Fly a Flag for Poplar - As the sign says, Langdon Park School.  The current main entrance is on Byron Street E14.
Fly a Flag for Poplar

flflpo010. As the sign says, Langdon Park School. The current main entrance is on Byron Street E14.

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