FILM : Happy Family, The
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Happy Family, The 1952 Stanley Holloway, Kathleen Harrison, Naunton Wayne, Eileen Moore, Dandy Nichols, John Stratton, George Cole London
Director : Muriel Box   Production Company : London Independent Producers   Region : LONDON H-L

During building work at the Festival of Britain exhibition site everything is going to plan, except that the Lord family's corner shop and home stand in the way of the main entrance road and a pedestrian subway.

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Also known as 'Mr Lord Says No' (US Title)

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Happy Family, The - Building work at the Festival of Britain's South Bank site continues in full swing. To the right is the Dome of Discovery.
Happy Family, The

hapfa001. Building work at the Festival of Britain's South Bank site continues in full swing. To the right is the Dome of Discovery.

Happy Family, The - More pavilions are seen under construction.
Happy Family, The

hapfa002. More pavilions are seen under construction.

Happy Family, The - On the blueprints, a foreman spots a problem and goes to see the manager.
Happy Family, The

hapfa003. On the blueprints, a foreman spots a problem and goes to see the manager.

Happy Family, The - At County Hall, it's explained that an error in measurement means that a property lies in the path of a main road. The former County Hall on Belvedere Road SE1.
Happy Family, The

hapfa004. At County Hall, it's explained that an error in measurement means that a property lies in the path of a main road. The former County Hall on Belvedere Road SE1.

hapfa004n. Captured by Peter now.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-07-2015)

Happy Family, The - News of the mistake is brought to the attention of Mr. Filch at the Ministry. Peter recognised this as Cumberland Terrace in London NW1 . . . .
Happy Family, The

hapfa005. News of the mistake is brought to the attention of Mr. Filch at the Ministry. Peter recognised this as Cumberland Terrace in London NW1 . . . .

hapfa005n. . . . . . but found scaffolding and refurbishment when he visited.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-07-2015)

Happy Family, The - A further shot of the Dome of Discovery is seen as the camera pans towards a lone building standing on a bombed out street.
Happy Family, The

hapfa006. A further shot of the Dome of Discovery is seen as the camera pans towards a lone building standing on a bombed out street.

Happy Family, The - The House of Lords, a grocery shop run by Mrs. Lord, sits at a corner on Hamlet Street just yards from the exhibition site on the South Bank. Aidan advises that the shop stood where the huge Royal Mail office is on Nine Elms Lane now.
Happy Family, The

hapfa007. The House of Lords, a grocery shop run by Mrs. Lord, sits at a corner on Hamlet Street just yards from the exhibition site on the South Bank. Aidan advises that the shop stood where the huge Royal Mail office is on Nine Elms Lane now.

Happy Family, The - As children play on waste ground, Mr. Filch is driven through the streets towards the Lord's corner shop. Aidan identifies this as Facing Nine Elms Lane from Everett Street.
Happy Family, The

hapfa008. As children play on waste ground, Mr. Filch is driven through the streets towards the Lord's corner shop. Aidan identifies this as Facing Nine Elms Lane from Everett Street.

Happy Family, The - Mr. Filch (Naunton Wayne) enters the building and finds Mrs. Lord who tells him to return when her her husband is home. The corner of Everett Street and Currie Street in SW8.
Happy Family, The

hapfa009. Mr. Filch (Naunton Wayne) enters the building and finds Mrs. Lord who tells him to return when her her husband is home. The corner of Everett Street and Currie Street in SW8.

Happy Family, The - Locomotive 70009 creeps out of the shed at Nine Elms Motive Power Depot.  The depot was located east of Thessaly Square and the site is now occupied by New Covent Garden Market.
Happy Family, The

hapfa010. Locomotive 70009 creeps out of the shed at Nine Elms Motive Power Depot. The depot was located east of Thessaly Square and the site is now occupied by New Covent Garden Market.

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