FILM : Lucky Jim
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Lucky Jim 1957 Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Hugh Griffith, Sharon Acker, Jean Anderson, Maureen Connell, Clive Morton, John Welsh, Reginald Beckwith, Kenneth Griffith Berkshire, Hertfordshire
Director : John Boulting   Production Company : British Lion Film Corp., Charter Film Prod., Boulting Bros.  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of an absent-minded and boring Professor to have any hope of keeping his job.

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Lucky Jim - As the film starts we see a panning shot of the town where 'Lucky' Jim Dixon works at the University. This is Watford in Hertfordshire and Grant Wray advises that
Lucky Jim

lucji001. As the film starts we see a panning shot of the town where 'Lucky' Jim Dixon works at the University. This is Watford in Hertfordshire and Grant Wray advises that "This appears to have been shot from the top of the old Power House at Bushey station. The upper-half of the building was demolished in the 1990s and the only recognisable feature left of this view is the railway itself!"

Lucky Jim - A Redbrick University in Britain's New Elizabethan age.  Here are moulded the intellectual Drakes and Raleighs of tomorrow. Fearless, Independent . . . . . and State supported! This is The Royal Masonic School, Bushey, Hertfordshire.
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lucji002. A Redbrick University in Britain's New Elizabethan age. Here are moulded the intellectual Drakes and Raleighs of tomorrow. Fearless, Independent . . . . . and State supported! This is The Royal Masonic School, Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Lucky Jim - The quad of The Royal Masonic School in Bushey. The location also featured in 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' and 'It's Great to be Young.'
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lucji003. The quad of The Royal Masonic School in Bushey. The location also featured in 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' and 'It's Great to be Young.'

Lucky Jim - More of The Royal Masonic School in Bushey, Hertfordshire.
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lucji004. More of The Royal Masonic School in Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Lucky Jim - Another view of the school is shown as the titles continue. The Royal Masonic School, Bushey.
Lucky Jim

lucji005. Another view of the school is shown as the titles continue. The Royal Masonic School, Bushey.

Lucky Jim - Jim Dixon (Ian Carmichael) runs through the cloister. The Royal Masonic School.
Lucky Jim

lucji006. Jim Dixon (Ian Carmichael) runs through the cloister. The Royal Masonic School.

Lucky Jim - Jim runs across the quad. The Royal Masonic School, Bushey, Hertfordshire.
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lucji007. Jim runs across the quad. The Royal Masonic School, Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Lucky Jim - Professor Welch gives Jim a lift home. Unidentified location.
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lucji008. Professor Welch gives Jim a lift home. Unidentified location.

Lucky Jim - Jim runs out of the Town Hall after attending a Ball in honour of the Chancellor. Grant Wray identifies this as the entrance to Hendon Town Hall on The Burroughs, London NW4.
Lucky Jim

lucji009. Jim runs out of the Town Hall after attending a Ball in honour of the Chancellor. Grant Wray identifies this as the entrance to Hendon Town Hall on The Burroughs, London NW4.

Lucky Jim - An establishing shot as Jim visits the Central Hotel. This is the junction of Friar Street and Blagrave Street in Reading, Berkshire.
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lucji010. An establishing shot as Jim visits the Central Hotel. This is the junction of Friar Street and Blagrave Street in Reading, Berkshire.

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