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 - The morning after, Gus thinks he hears starlings in the loft. Errwood Road, Manchester M19. The web site www.levyboy.com has more information on this film.
Hell is a City

helci030. The morning after, Gus thinks he hears starlings in the loft. Errwood Road, Manchester M19. The web site www.levyboy.com has more information on this film.

helci030n. The same house is now hiding behind the foliage.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

Hell is a City - When Martineau arrives for work he learns that Gus had been attacked by Starling as he escaped the house. Mosley Street, Manchester.
Hell is a City

helci031. When Martineau arrives for work he learns that Gus had been attacked by Starling as he escaped the house. Mosley Street, Manchester.

helci031n. The same building now looking towards Piccadilly Gardens.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

Hell is a City - Martineau arrives to question Chloe.
Hell is a City

helci032. Martineau arrives to question Chloe.

helci032n. Facing south on Errwood Road, Levenshulme near the junction with Errwood Crescent and Milwain Road.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

Hell is a City - On the moor, men gather and make their way to a regular gambling ring. Rivington Street, Oldham.
Hell is a City

helci033. On the moor, men gather and make their way to a regular gambling ring. Rivington Street, Oldham.

helci033n. The scene has changed somewhat in this image from James Cochrane.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

Hell is a City - Hawkins' clerk Bragg is in on the action and warns a householder to look out for the cops.
Hell is a City

helci034. Hawkins' clerk Bragg is in on the action and warns a householder to look out for the cops.

helci034n. James C. found the same houses standing to the right.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

Hell is a City - Whilst the illegal activities take place, police arrive to raid the 'tossing school'.
Hell is a City

helci035. Whilst the illegal activities take place, police arrive to raid the 'tossing school'.

Hell is a City - More officers approach the moor. Looking south on Wallshaw Street, Oldham. Information again from www.levyboy.com
Hell is a City

helci036. More officers approach the moor. Looking south on Wallshaw Street, Oldham. Information again from www.levyboy.com

helci036n. More drastic changes in James Cochrane's comparison.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

Hell is a City - The police cars turn from Henshaw Street into Crompton Street, Oldham, Greater Manchester.
Hell is a City

helci037. The police cars turn from Henshaw Street into Crompton Street, Oldham, Greater Manchester.

helci037n. James C. captured the same building.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

Hell is a City - The police close in, interrupting Doug Savage's winning streak. Rivington Street, Oldham with the White Horse public house, on Henshaw Street, in the top right background. Detail from www.levyboy.com
Hell is a City

helci038. The police close in, interrupting Doug Savage's winning streak. Rivington Street, Oldham with the White Horse public house, on Henshaw Street, in the top right background. Detail from www.levyboy.com

helci038n. The same spot now, provided by James.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

Hell is a City - There's lots of running away and wonderful backdrops as the alarm is raised.
Hell is a City

helci039. There's lots of running away and wonderful backdrops as the alarm is raised.

helci039n. Clues to the location can be made out in James' modern view.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

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