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 - Lovett evades questions and asks if Martineau has a search warrant.
Hell is a City

helci050. Lovett evades questions and asks if Martineau has a search warrant.

Hell is a City - Clogger Roach (Charles Houston) arrives in his taxi and gives Martineau enough reason to arrest the two crooks. The converted church on Raby Street.
Hell is a City

helci051. Clogger Roach (Charles Houston) arrives in his taxi and gives Martineau enough reason to arrest the two crooks. The converted church on Raby Street.

Hell is a City - Tawny buys a ticket to skip town. Central Station off Windmill Street, Manchester. Once, Blue Pullman trains to London left from here - now, the structure remains as the Central Convention Complex.
Hell is a City

helci052. Tawny buys a ticket to skip town. Central Station off Windmill Street, Manchester. Once, Blue Pullman trains to London left from here - now, the structure remains as the Central Convention Complex.

Hell is a City - The police arrest Tawny as he attempts to catch his train. Manchester Central station in M2.
Hell is a City

helci053. The police arrest Tawny as he attempts to catch his train. Manchester Central station in M2.

Hell is a City - Martineau heads to Lacy Arms' barmaid Lucretia Luske's house on fictional Manfield Road.
Hell is a City

helci054. Martineau heads to Lacy Arms' barmaid Lucretia Luske's house on fictional Manfield Road.

helci054n. Henshaw Street in Oldham taken by James Cochrane.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

Hell is a City - As Lucretia 'Lucky' Luske once had a relationship with Starling, Martineau believes that she may be able to assist. Henshaw Street again.
Hell is a City

helci055. As Lucretia 'Lucky' Luske once had a relationship with Starling, Martineau believes that she may be able to assist. Henshaw Street again.

helci055n. More trees that replace the buildings from the film.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

Hell is a City - 'Lucky' Luske (Vanda Godsell) answers her door but can't help trace her ex-boyfriend Starling. Henshaw Street, Oldham in Greater Manchester. This property has been demolished but the houses in the background still stand facing Oldham Edge.
Hell is a City

helci056. 'Lucky' Luske (Vanda Godsell) answers her door but can't help trace her ex-boyfriend Starling. Henshaw Street, Oldham in Greater Manchester. This property has been demolished but the houses in the background still stand facing Oldham Edge.

helci056n. James Cochrane capture the only buildings from the film that remain on the street.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-09-2016)

Hell is a City - A crowd gathers outside Furnisher Steele's shop as objects begin to be thrown through the upper windows.
Hell is a City

helci057. A crowd gathers outside Furnisher Steele's shop as objects begin to be thrown through the upper windows.

helci057n. Albion Street, Manchester.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

Hell is a City - Inside the shop, Furnisher's daughter Silver is being attacked by Starling as Martineau arrives. Albion Street looking north towards Whitworth Street.
Hell is a City

helci058. Inside the shop, Furnisher's daughter Silver is being attacked by Starling as Martineau arrives. Albion Street looking north towards Whitworth Street.

helci058n. Through the bridge can be seen the former Central station, now the Central Convention Complex.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

Hell is a City - Silver is shot by Starling and Martineau. Albion Street just south of the bridge carrying the railway between Oxford Road and Deansgate stations.
Hell is a City

helci059. Silver is shot by Starling and Martineau. Albion Street just south of the bridge carrying the railway between Oxford Road and Deansgate stations.

helci059n. The bridge has been rebuilt and the curved building, centre right, is what replaced The Haçienda nightclub.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-05-2013)

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