FILM : Half a Sixpence
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Half a Sixpence 1967 Tommy Steele, Julia Foster, Cyril Ritchard, Penelope Horner, Elaine Taylor, Grover Dale, Hilton Edwards, Julia Sutton, Leslie Meadows, Sheila Falconer, Pamela Brown, James Villiers Berkshire, Kent, Middlesex, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Sussex
Director : George Sidney   Production Company : Ameran Films, Paramount Pictures  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

Drapers assistant Arthur Kipps falls in love with his childhood sweetheart. In quick succession, he inherits a fortune, nearly marries a wealthy girl, marries his sweetheart then loses his fortune.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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Half a Sixpence (Region 2)

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Half a Sixpence - Establishing shot of the village where Arthur Kipps and Ann grew up. Aylesford, Kent.
Half a Sixpence

halsi001. Establishing shot of the village where Arthur Kipps and Ann grew up. Aylesford, Kent.

halsi001n. From ground level. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 27-03-2013)

Half a Sixpence - The bridge carries Station Road over the River Medway in Aylesford.
Half a Sixpence

halsi002. The bridge carries Station Road over the River Medway in Aylesford.

halsi002n. Taken from a private house but this is close. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 27-03-2013)

Half a Sixpence - Young Ann (Deborah Permentor) with St Peter & St Paul's church in the background. Aylesford.
Half a Sixpence

halsi003. Young Ann (Deborah Permentor) with St Peter & St Paul's church in the background. Aylesford.

halsi003n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 27-03-2013)

Half a Sixpence - Young orphan Arthur Kipps (Jeffrey Chandler) is told that he is to leave the village and be employed as a drapers assistant. Aylesford, Kent.
Half a Sixpence

halsi004. Young orphan Arthur Kipps (Jeffrey Chandler) is told that he is to leave the village and be employed as a drapers assistant. Aylesford, Kent.

halsi004n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 27-03-2013)

Half a Sixpence - The journey to Folkestone and apprenticeship.  Unidentified location.
Half a Sixpence

halsi005. The journey to Folkestone and apprenticeship. Unidentified location.

Half a Sixpence - Across the cliff tops.  Tonyk advises that this is Cuckmere Haven in East Sussex, overlooking the 'Seven Sisters'.
Half a Sixpence

halsi006. Across the cliff tops. Tonyk advises that this is Cuckmere Haven in East Sussex, overlooking the 'Seven Sisters'.

halsi006n. Now. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 04-01-2015)

Half a Sixpence - Years have passed since Kipps began his apprenticeship. Shalford (Hilton Edwards) approaches his drapery business. The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Half a Sixpence

halsi007. Years have passed since Kipps began his apprenticeship. Shalford (Hilton Edwards) approaches his drapery business. The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

halsi007n. More years have passed and very little has changed. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-03-2014)

Half a Sixpence - Shalford fawns to Hubert (James Villiers) and Mrs. Washington (Pamela Brown). The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells.
Half a Sixpence

halsi008. Shalford fawns to Hubert (James Villiers) and Mrs. Washington (Pamela Brown). The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells.

halsi008n. Yes, there has been first floor "infill" building....tastefully done, as one would expect here. See http://www.theweald.org/M13.asp?PicIdto=9902033 for a 1962 comparison. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-03-2014)

Half a Sixpence - Mrs. Washington persuades Shalford to send pupils to her woodworking class. The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Half a Sixpence

halsi009. Mrs. Washington persuades Shalford to send pupils to her woodworking class. The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

halsi009n. The gap no longer exists. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-03-2014)

Half a Sixpence - Hubert and Mrs. Washington depart. The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Half a Sixpence

halsi010. Hubert and Mrs. Washington depart. The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

halsi010n. No carriages and costumes today. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-03-2014)

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