FILM : Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) 1977 Ben Buckton, Keith Jayne, Ron Pember, Marjorie Yates, Barry Jackson Hertfordshire, Suffolk
Director : Harley Cokeliss   Production Company : Children's Film Foundation, Mark Forstater Productions Ltd.  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to its mothership, while the army and a devious petty crook pursue the creature for its wonderful powers.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Jets are scrambled when an Unidentified Flying Object registers on the radar at a Royal Air Force tracking station.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit001. Jets are scrambled when an Unidentified Flying Object registers on the radar at a Royal Air Force tracking station.

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Outside his house near the Tracking Station, RAF Sergeant Fielding (Barry Jackson) waits to give his son Max a lift into town. Gordon Thomson pinpoints the location to be on Woodhall Lane, Shenley near the junction with Green Street. (RL)
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit002. Outside his house near the Tracking Station, RAF Sergeant Fielding (Barry Jackson) waits to give his son Max a lift into town. Gordon Thomson pinpoints the location to be on Woodhall Lane, Shenley near the junction with Green Street. (RL)

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Sergeant Fielding and Max approach the shopping centre. Shenley Road in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit003. Sergeant Fielding and Max approach the shopping centre. Shenley Road in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Max Fielding (Ben Buckton) is dropped off and makes his way into a department store. Looking towards the Town Centre car park off The Common in Roe Green, Hatfield, Hertfordshire.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit004. Max Fielding (Ben Buckton) is dropped off and makes his way into a department store. Looking towards the Town Centre car park off The Common in Roe Green, Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Inside the shop he meets Peter, a boy who is being pursued by shoplifter 'Filthy' Potter. The Woolco department store in Hatfield's Town Centre shopping centre.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit005. Inside the shop he meets Peter, a boy who is being pursued by shoplifter 'Filthy' Potter. The Woolco department store in Hatfield's Town Centre shopping centre.

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - After escaping from 'Filthy', Max and Peter (Keith Jayne) leave the store. Hatfield's Woolco store opened in 1972.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit006. After escaping from 'Filthy', Max and Peter (Keith Jayne) leave the store. Hatfield's Woolco store opened in 1972.

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - The camera follows as Peter tells Max that he's just moved into the area. Looking along what was once St. Albans Road towards White Lion Square in Town Centre, Hatfield.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit007. The camera follows as Peter tells Max that he's just moved into the area. Looking along what was once St. Albans Road towards White Lion Square in Town Centre, Hatfield.

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - As Potter watches from a hedgerow, Max and Peter find out that the aliens unearthly powers allow then to open locks.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit008. As Potter watches from a hedgerow, Max and Peter find out that the aliens unearthly powers allow then to open locks.

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Driving through the streets, Sergeant Fielding and his Corporal try to trace the alien signal.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit009. Driving through the streets, Sergeant Fielding and his Corporal try to trace the alien signal.

Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation) - The signal leads the two NCOs to the Sergeant's house.
Glitterball, The (Children's Film Foundation)

glit010. The signal leads the two NCOs to the Sergeant's house.

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