FILM : Hell is a City
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Hell is a City 1960 Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Donald Pleasence, Billie Whitelaw, Maxine Audley Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire
Director : Val Guest   Production Company : Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC), Hammer  Region : NORTH

A committed police inspector searches for a local criminal in Manchester and is soon investigating a murder committed during a violent street robbery.

Screen shots and uncredited now images uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

Many of the locations in this excellent British crime thriller have previously been identified by third parties as detailed in the captions.

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Hell is a City - An additional screen capture from
Hell is a City

helci020a. An additional screen capture from "Billy Poundland" to explain the area around West Street.

helci020an. "Billy" also provides this comparison shot of the location. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-04-2015)

Hell is a City - As the gang continue their escape they discover that Cecily has been killed by the blow. On the A62 Manchester Road at the junction with Mount Road. In the left background stands The Carriage House public house. Marsden, West Yorkshire.
Hell is a City

helci021. As the gang continue their escape they discover that Cecily has been killed by the blow. On the A62 Manchester Road at the junction with Mount Road. In the left background stands The Carriage House public house. Marsden, West Yorkshire.

helci021n. From a similar viewpoint now. Image by James C.
(Modern Photo Added: 05-05-2015)

Hell is a City - Martineau and Devery are alerted by radio after Cecily's body is found on the moors. Wilmslow Road, Didsbury in Manchester.
Hell is a City

helci022. Martineau and Devery are alerted by radio after Cecily's body is found on the moors. Wilmslow Road, Didsbury in Manchester.

Hell is a City - The gang dump the Buick and transfer to Clogger Roach's taxi. Pule Hill quarry on Mount Road near Marsden, West Yorkshire. Information from www.british-film-locations.com
Hell is a City

helci023. The gang dump the Buick and transfer to Clogger Roach's taxi. Pule Hill quarry on Mount Road near Marsden, West Yorkshire. Information from www.british-film-locations.com

helci023n. James C.provides this comparison of the same location.
(Modern Photo Added: 05-05-2015)

Hell is a City - The Inspector and Devery arrive at the scene of the crime.
Hell is a City

helci024. The Inspector and Devery arrive at the scene of the crime.

helci024n. Corporation Street adjacent to Exchange Square in the area now known as The Triangle.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

Hell is a City - Martineau approaches the detectives examining the van used in the robbery.
Hell is a City

helci025. Martineau approaches the detectives examining the van used in the robbery.

Hell is a City - The pub's real name was The Fatted Calf and it stood in Cromford Court, an alley off Corporation Street. Also see the web site http://pubs-of-manchester.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/fatted-calf-cromford-court.html
Hell is a City

helci026. The pub's real name was The Fatted Calf and it stood in Cromford Court, an alley off Corporation Street. Also see the web site http://pubs-of-manchester.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/fatted-calf-cromford-court.html

Hell is a City - Devery visits to question Furnisher Steele, the informant who helped to convict Starling. Albion Street, Manchester.
Hell is a City

helci027. Devery visits to question Furnisher Steele, the informant who helped to convict Starling. Albion Street, Manchester.

helci027n. The street to the left before the rebuilt bridge is Hewitt Street and is seen later in the film.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

Hell is a City - Chloe Hawkins finishes her extramarital relations before Gus returns from the races. Milwain Road in Levenshulme, Manchester.
Hell is a City

helci028. Chloe Hawkins finishes her extramarital relations before Gus returns from the races. Milwain Road in Levenshulme, Manchester.

helci028n. The hedge has only grown about a foot in over 50 years!
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

Hell is a City - Whilst her Husband is questioned by Martineau, Chloe heads for her house, on fictional Rusholme Drive, to find Starling inside.
Hell is a City

helci029. Whilst her Husband is questioned by Martineau, Chloe heads for her house, on fictional Rusholme Drive, to find Starling inside.

helci029n. Errwood Road near the corner with Milwain Road in Levenshulme.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

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