FILM : Ipcress File, The
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Ipcress File, The 1965 Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Gordon Jackson, Sue Lloyd, Frank Gatliff London
Director : Sidney J. Furie   Production Company : The Rank Organisation, Lowndes Productions Ltd, Steven S. A.  Region : LONDON H-L

A counter espionage agent deals with his own bureaucracy while investigating the kidnapping and brainwashing of British scientists.

Ian MacDonald advises that the Supermarket shown in the film was Gardners, 31 The Broadway, Wimbledon, identified as a result of the shops seen opposite through the supermaket window, S J Pierce and the TV rental shop next door. All now absorbed into the redevelopment of the area. A picture of the supermarket can be viewed in a download pdf available here and select "e1. LAP Wim Shops".

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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The Ipcress File [DVD]

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Ipcress File, The - The suspicious CIA Agent smiles as Grantby and Palmer depart together. Looking into Jay Mews from Kensington Gore on the west side of the Royal Albert Hall in SW7.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi049. The suspicious CIA Agent smiles as Grantby and Palmer depart together. Looking into Jay Mews from Kensington Gore on the west side of the Royal Albert Hall in SW7.

ipcfi049n. Peter took this shot and, again because of alterations, much of the screen capture detail is hidden.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-08-2016)

Ipcress File, The - Borrowing Palmer's car, Jock Carswell drives through the City. Upper Thames Street in London EC4 identified by Keith Bray and Simon James.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi050. Borrowing Palmer's car, Jock Carswell drives through the City. Upper Thames Street in London EC4 identified by Keith Bray and Simon James.

ipcfi050n. A rather different view now. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2008)

Ipcress File, The - Another shot of Upper Thames Street to accommodate the two comparison views of the location. To the left of centre lies Whittington Garden with Dowgate Hill House on the right.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi050a. Another shot of Upper Thames Street to accommodate the two comparison views of the location. To the left of centre lies Whittington Garden with Dowgate Hill House on the right.

ipcfi050an. A better view of St. Michael Paternoster Royal church that's just coming into view in the screen capture. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2008)

Ipcress File, The - Facing the junction of Queen Street Place, Queen Street and Upper Thames Street in EC4, The area was seen in 'Hue and Cry'.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi051. Facing the junction of Queen Street Place, Queen Street and Upper Thames Street in EC4, The area was seen in 'Hue and Cry'.

ipcfi051n. The same corner. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2008)

Ipcress File, The - Traffic builds as the traffic light remains at red. JT remembers Upper Thames Street at the junction with Queen Street Place, just north of Southwark Bridge which he used to cross on a fairly regular basis when walking between his soldier shop in Kennington Road, Lambeth, and his wife's sandwich shop in Carter Lane near St. Paul's Cathedral.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi052. Traffic builds as the traffic light remains at red. JT remembers Upper Thames Street at the junction with Queen Street Place, just north of Southwark Bridge which he used to cross on a fairly regular basis when walking between his soldier shop in Kennington Road, Lambeth, and his wife's sandwich shop in Carter Lane near St. Paul's Cathedral.

ipcfi052n. And here's what can be seen now. Picture from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 16-03-2016)

Ipcress File, The - As the lights change to green Carswell remains stationary, having been mistaken for Palmer and shot. JT continues that
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi053. As the lights change to green Carswell remains stationary, having been mistaken for Palmer and shot. JT continues that "On occasions, rare I must admit, I would stop at a flower stall and buy her a bunch of daisies. The whole street has been widened and my flower stand has now long gone".

ipcfi053n. St. James's Church is seen to better effect in this shot. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2008)

Ipcress File, The - After the CIA is found dead in his flat, Palmer tells Major Dalby that he's being framed and needs help. Identified as Serpentine Road in Hyde Park W2 on the Worldwide Movie Locations website.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi054. After the CIA is found dead in his flat, Palmer tells Major Dalby that he's being framed and needs help. Identified as Serpentine Road in Hyde Park W2 on the Worldwide Movie Locations website.

Ipcress File, The - Palmer joins the Night Ferry for Paris, on board which he is captured by Grantby and taken to Albania. Platform 2 at Victoria station in SW1. The location and train were also seen in 'Night Ferry'.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi055. Palmer joins the Night Ferry for Paris, on board which he is captured by Grantby and taken to Albania. Platform 2 at Victoria station in SW1. The location and train were also seen in 'Night Ferry'.

ipcrfi055n. Platform 2 now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2017)

Ipcress File, The - After being held and tortured in Albania for weeks, Palmer is finally able to escape from his captors. St. Katherine Docks in E1 with East Smithfield beyond the closed gates.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi056. After being held and tortured in Albania for weeks, Palmer is finally able to escape from his captors. St. Katherine Docks in E1 with East Smithfield beyond the closed gates.

Ipcress File, The - Palmer climbs the unguarded gates. The gateway to St. Katharine Docks on East Smithfield located by Neil Rigby.
Ipcress File, The

ipcfi057. Palmer climbs the unguarded gates. The gateway to St. Katharine Docks on East Smithfield located by Neil Rigby.

ipcfi057n. Neil provides this image noting the huge changes, but look at the gate posts. Image copyright Google Streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-01-2012)

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