FILM : It's Trad, Dad!
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
It's Trad, Dad! 1961 Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas, Felix Felton, Arthur Mullard, loads of trad jazz acts Home Counties
Director : Richard Lester   Production Company : Amicus Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

Threadbare! About a mayor who realises that his popularity relies upon his appreciation of Dixieland jazz.

Stills by SJ.

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It's Trad, Dad! - A street in the unnamed town. Really could be anywhere. Near Shepperton studios?
It's Trad, Dad!

itd001. A street in the unnamed town. Really could be anywhere. Near Shepperton studios?

It's Trad, Dad! - Big building. John Hicks says; Looks like the old BP Research Centre in Sunbury since demolished and replaced with new glass buildings, and still occupied by BP.
It's Trad, Dad!

itd002. Big building. John Hicks says; Looks like the old BP Research Centre in Sunbury since demolished and replaced with new glass buildings, and still occupied by BP.

It's Trad, Dad! - Panning left. The factory has something written on the side of the central block.
BP buildings, Cadbury Road / Chertsey Road, John Hicks.
It's Trad, Dad!

itd003. Panning left. The factory has something written on the side of the central block. BP buildings, Cadbury Road / Chertsey Road, John Hicks.

It's Trad, Dad! - Approaching the Coffee Bar. Great West Road would be my guess for the Coffee Bar shots, the rounded corner looks familiar.
It's Trad, Dad!

itd004. Approaching the Coffee Bar. Great West Road would be my guess for the Coffee Bar shots, the rounded corner looks familiar.

itd004n. John Gilpin Drapery Ltd is now T.H. Collison Ltd Optician, 11 The Parade, Staines Road West, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, TW16 7AB. Greg found this location.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-12-2009)

It's Trad, Dad! - The coffee bar next to John Gilpin Drapery.
It's Trad, Dad!

itd005. The coffee bar next to John Gilpin Drapery.

itd005n. The Coffee Bar is now Yum Yum Tree, 9 The Parade, Staines Road West, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, TW16 7AB. And Greg sorted this one as well.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-12-2009)

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