FILM : Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) 1971 Jack Wild, Mark Lester, Tracy Hyde, Sheila Steafel, Keith Barron, Roy Kinnear Dorset, London
Director : Waris Hussein   Production Company : Hemdale Productions, Sagittarius Productions, Goodtimes Ent.  Region : LONDON M-N,SOUTH WEST

Two youngsters declare to their parents that they want to get married as soon as possible.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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Melody [DVD] [1971]

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Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - The start of a panning shot during the titles.  The road running across the image is Kennington Road with Chester Way to the bottom centre. London SE11. Newy Brothwell suspects that this and 002 were shot from the top of the London College of Printing where he believes Alan Parker  (writer of the original story and screenplay) went as a student. (RL)
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel001. The start of a panning shot during the titles. The road running across the image is Kennington Road with Chester Way to the bottom centre. London SE11. Newy Brothwell suspects that this and 002 were shot from the top of the London College of Printing where he believes Alan Parker (writer of the original story and screenplay) went as a student. (RL)

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - Moving southward, the shot brings Denny Street and Denny Crescent into view. To the extreme left is Kennington Lane.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel002. Moving southward, the shot brings Denny Street and Denny Crescent into view. To the extreme left is Kennington Lane.

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - The Boy's Brigade march through the streets led by their Captain (John Gorman). Battersea Church Road, London SW11.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel003. The Boy's Brigade march through the streets led by their Captain (John Gorman). Battersea Church Road, London SW11.

mel003n. The wall and Seifert-designed housing tower block still stand. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 17-08-2013)

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - The company turns from the road towards St Mary's Church. Battersea Church Road SW11.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel004. The company turns from the road towards St Mary's Church. Battersea Church Road SW11.

mel004n. Yes! Russell Groves took the pic.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-07-2013)

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - The camera pans slightly as the boys march into the churchyard. Off Battersea Church Road.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel005. The camera pans slightly as the boys march into the churchyard. Off Battersea Church Road.

mel005n. Russell again. Good work. We were all here with Alfie.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-07-2013)

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - A view of the Thames from alongside St Mary's Church on Battersea Church Road SW11.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel006. A view of the Thames from alongside St Mary's Church on Battersea Church Road SW11.

mel006n. Pretty close. Full marks Russell.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-07-2013)

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - The company marches in front of the church. St Mary's Church, Battersea Church Road.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel007. The company marches in front of the church. St Mary's Church, Battersea Church Road.

mel007n. And the fourth from Russell.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-07-2013)

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - Daniel Latimer (Mark Lester) stands uneasily in line. Looking over the Thames from St Mary's Church on Battersea Church Road. The location was also seen in 'Alfie'.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel008. Daniel Latimer (Mark Lester) stands uneasily in line. Looking over the Thames from St Mary's Church on Battersea Church Road. The location was also seen in 'Alfie'.

mel008n. Across the river stands the disused Lots Road power station. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 13-03-2014)

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - Looking across at Ornshaw (Jack Wild), the Captain remarks about the smart turn out by Daniel. St Mary's Churchyard on the banks of the River Thames in London SW11. A similar shot was seen in 'For Them That Trespass'.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel009. Looking across at Ornshaw (Jack Wild), the Captain remarks about the smart turn out by Daniel. St Mary's Churchyard on the banks of the River Thames in London SW11. A similar shot was seen in 'For Them That Trespass'.

mel009n. The replacement for Fulham power station stands over the Thames. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 13-03-2014)

Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.) - The Captain praises Daniel who tells him that his Mother made him join the brigade. The spire of St Mary's Church rises in the right background. Battersea Church Road.
Melody (aka S.W.A.L.K.)

mel010. The Captain praises Daniel who tells him that his Mother made him join the brigade. The spire of St Mary's Church rises in the right background. Battersea Church Road.

mel010n. And it still does! (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 13-03-2014)

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