FILM : Girl on Approval
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Girl on Approval 1961 Rachel Roberts, James Maxwell, Annette Whiteley, Ellen McIntosh London
Director : Charles Frend   Production Company : Eyeline Productions  Region : LONDON E-G

The trials and tribulations of foster parents who take on a troubled teenage girl.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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Girl on Approval - The Rex Cinema on Lewisham High Street. The cinema opened in 1950 and closed in 1986 to be demolished in 1988. The site is now occupied by Kings Hall Mews.
Girl on Approval

girap011. The Rex Cinema on Lewisham High Street. The cinema opened in 1950 and closed in 1986 to be demolished in 1988. The site is now occupied by Kings Hall Mews.

Girl on Approval - John walks past the cinema with Sheila and decides to take her inside. In the left background is Plough Bridge which carries the railway east from Lewisham station to Blackheath. The bridge has been replaced.
Girl on Approval

girap012. John walks past the cinema with Sheila and decides to take her inside. In the left background is Plough Bridge which carries the railway east from Lewisham station to Blackheath. The bridge has been replaced.

Girl on Approval - On some days, Sheila walks home from school. The entrance to Horn Park on Winn Road in Lee. Located with the assistance of Paul Canty.
Girl on Approval

girap013. On some days, Sheila walks home from school. The entrance to Horn Park on Winn Road in Lee. Located with the assistance of Paul Canty.

girap013n. Alan Mitchell provides this shot, witnessing that the Park is still there. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - The camera follows Sheila as she turns onto the road where the Howlands live. Paul Canty recognised this as Winn Road, London SE12.
Girl on Approval

girap014. The camera follows Sheila as she turns onto the road where the Howlands live. Paul Canty recognised this as Winn Road, London SE12.

girap014n. Alan's camera follows to the same location. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - On other days Mr. Howland picks Sheila up from school.
Girl on Approval

girap015. On other days Mr. Howland picks Sheila up from school.

Girl on Approval - Sheila gets into the car as her classmates look on.
Girl on Approval

girap016. Sheila gets into the car as her classmates look on.

Girl on Approval - After meeting Stephen from school, Anne takes her boys to a toy shop to spend ten shillings given by an Aunt. This appears to be the gates of Manor Park opposite Northbrook Road on Manor Park in SE13.
Girl on Approval

girap017. After meeting Stephen from school, Anne takes her boys to a toy shop to spend ten shillings given by an Aunt. This appears to be the gates of Manor Park opposite Northbrook Road on Manor Park in SE13.

girap017n. Alan endured a wet and chilly day to captures shots for us, including here at Manor Park where he found one gate was missing. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - Anne arrives home to find Sheila already waiting at the front door.
Girl on Approval

girap018. Anne arrives home to find Sheila already waiting at the front door.

girap018n. The same view from Alan without trespass. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - Following a fight at school, Sheila sits alone with her thoughts before wandering off.
Girl on Approval

girap019. Following a fight at school, Sheila sits alone with her thoughts before wandering off.

Girl on Approval - Walking the streets, the teenager passes the children's home. Stormont House on Glenton Road SE13 has since been demolished to be replaced by Callaghan Close.
Girl on Approval

girap020. Walking the streets, the teenager passes the children's home. Stormont House on Glenton Road SE13 has since been demolished to be replaced by Callaghan Close.

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