FILM : Battle of the Sexes
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Battle of the Sexes 1956 Robert Morley, Peter Sellers, Donald Pleasance, Constance Cummings, Ernest Thesiger, Patricia Hayes Edinburgh, Scotland
Director : Charles Crichton   Production Company : Bryanston  Region : SCOTLAND

A high-flying American businesswoman arrives in Edinburgh and is persuaded to help modernise his company by the owner of a Highland Tweed company. But plans to update and streamline the manufacturing methods meet with some cunning opposition from the staff led by Mr Martin (Peter Sellers).

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Battle of the Sexes - Grassmarket in Edinburgh, parts of which are also seen in 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie' and 'My Way Home'.
Battle of the Sexes

ba001. Grassmarket in Edinburgh, parts of which are also seen in 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie' and 'My Way Home'.

ba001n. Grassmarket now. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2014)

Battle of the Sexes - Again.
Battle of the Sexes

ba002a. Again.

ba022an. Lady Stair's Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2014)

Battle of the Sexes -
Battle of the Sexes

ba002b. 

ba002bn. The steps beside Lady Stair's Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh. SD
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Battle of the Sexes - On the Royal Mile - the cathedral is St Giles. ~ Wendy Robertson
Battle of the Sexes

ba002c. On the Royal Mile - the cathedral is St Giles. ~ Wendy Robertson

ba002cn. Now. Mr Martin (Peter Sellers) is seen going up a staircase to a tobacconist. Lady Stair's Close next to 479 Lawnmarket, High Street, Edinburgh ~ Doug Hill
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Battle of the Sexes - At the same point from a different angle. I think this shop is now either a whisky retailer or a knitwear shop ~ Wendy Robertson
Battle of the Sexes

ba002d. At the same point from a different angle. I think this shop is now either a whisky retailer or a knitwear shop ~ Wendy Robertson

ba002dn. The shop sells kilts and Scottish souvenirs. SD
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Battle of the Sexes - A main street in the same city South St Andrew Street, almost at the junction with Princes St outside ~ Wendy Robertson
Battle of the Sexes

ba003a. A main street in the same city South St Andrew Street, almost at the junction with Princes St outside ~ Wendy Robertson

ba003an. The first of the two House Of MacPherson locations. SD
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Battle of the Sexes - George Street as you approach Hanover - the domed building is on the corner of the two ~ Wendy Robertson
Battle of the Sexes

ba003b. George Street as you approach Hanover - the domed building is on the corner of the two ~ Wendy Robertson

ba003bn. Now. With a well placed black car for a modern comparison. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2014)

Battle of the Sexes - Used to be Justerini & Brooks shop on George Street, now LK Bennett! ~ Wendy Robertson
Battle of the Sexes

ba003c. Used to be Justerini & Brooks shop on George Street, now LK Bennett! ~ Wendy Robertson

ba003cn. Now - Andrew Darling (Jameson Clark) is seen entering the headquarters of McPherson & Co. 45 George Street, Edinburgh ~ Doug Hill

Battle of the Sexes - Could be several of the large crescents known as Places eg Moray Place, Ainslie Place or Randolph Crescent. Not much to distinguish it.~ Wendy Robertson
Battle of the Sexes

ba004a. Could be several of the large crescents known as Places eg Moray Place, Ainslie Place or Randolph Crescent. Not much to distinguish it.~ Wendy Robertson

ba004an. This is 9 Ainslie Place. Now an accountancy firm. SD
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Battle of the Sexes - Could be several of the large crescents known as Places eg Moray Place, Ainslie Place or Randolph Crescent. Not much to distinguish it.~ Wendy Robertson
Battle of the Sexes

ba004b. Could be several of the large crescents known as Places eg Moray Place, Ainslie Place or Randolph Crescent. Not much to distinguish it.~ Wendy Robertson

ba004bn. The "then" shots clearly show six or seven arches before the ordinary windows. Barry Thompson identifies this as Ainslie Place, Edinburgh. Location photo replaces the Google Street View image. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2014)

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