FILM : Looks and Smiles
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Looks and Smiles 1983 Graham Green, Carolyn Nicholson, Tony Pitts, Roy Haywood South Yorkshire
Director : Ken Loach   Production Company : Kestrel Films, British Lion Film Corporation  Region : NORTH

In a depressed north of England, a well-meaning school leaver looks for work whilst drawing dole.

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Looks and Smiles - The titles roll over views of Sheffield. This is Darnall with the Brown Bayley Steel Works on the left, replaced by the Don Valley Stadium which was demolished in 2014. The former London and North Eastern Railway line runs through the centre with the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal to the right.
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loosm001. The titles roll over views of Sheffield. This is Darnall with the Brown Bayley Steel Works on the left, replaced by the Don Valley Stadium which was demolished in 2014. The former London and North Eastern Railway line runs through the centre with the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal to the right.

Looks and Smiles - Shirland Lane in S9 with Shirland Lane Bridge over the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal. The background has been redeveloped.
Looks and Smiles

loosm002. Shirland Lane in S9 with Shirland Lane Bridge over the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal. The background has been redeveloped.

Looks and Smiles - Park Square Roundabout at the Broad Street exit with the monolithic Park Hill estate providing the backdrop.
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loosm003. Park Square Roundabout at the Broad Street exit with the monolithic Park Hill estate providing the backdrop.

Looks and Smiles - Sheffield's Commercial Street with the offices of the former Sheffield United Gas Light Company on the right.
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loosm004. Sheffield's Commercial Street with the offices of the former Sheffield United Gas Light Company on the right.

Looks and Smiles - Unemployed Michael 'Mick' Walsh (Graham Green) heads to meet with friends in Sheffield city centre. The escalators lead down to the 1967 Castle Square development at the junction of High Street, Angel Street and Arundel Gate S1.
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loosm005. Unemployed Michael 'Mick' Walsh (Graham Green) heads to meet with friends in Sheffield city centre. The escalators lead down to the 1967 Castle Square development at the junction of High Street, Angel Street and Arundel Gate S1.

Looks and Smiles - The teenagers are chastised by police offices for kicking litter about. Castle Square was known locally as
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loosm006. The teenagers are chastised by police offices for kicking litter about. Castle Square was known locally as "The Hole in the Road" and was redeveloped from 1994.

Looks and Smiles - When they see a man heading towards a telephone box, Mick and his pal Alan Wright (Tony Pitts) start to run and beat him to the door.
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loosm007. When they see a man heading towards a telephone box, Mick and his pal Alan Wright (Tony Pitts) start to run and beat him to the door.

Looks and Smiles - Another person joins the man as he waits for the pair to finish their call.
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loosm008. Another person joins the man as he waits for the pair to finish their call.

Looks and Smiles - Mick and Alan go in search of a job at a steel works. The entrance of Darnall Works on Darnall Road S9. Peter T. tells us that this is the same steel works where the main scenes for 'The Full Monty' were filmed (Sanderson Kayser Ltd).
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loosm009. Mick and Alan go in search of a job at a steel works. The entrance of Darnall Works on Darnall Road S9. Peter T. tells us that this is the same steel works where the main scenes for 'The Full Monty' were filmed (Sanderson Kayser Ltd).

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