FILM : Big Sleep, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Big Sleep, The 1978 Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Edward Fox, Joan Collins, John Mills, James Stewart, Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews, Richard Todd, Colin Blakely, Richard Boone, Candy Clark, Diana Quick, James Donald, John Justin Hertfordshire, Kent, London
Director : Michael Winner   Production Company : ITC Films, Winkast Film Productions  Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH EAST A-D

A faithful remake of the 1946 original in which private eye Philip Marlowe finds himself involved in murder, blackmail and violence when hired to protect a General's young daughter. Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise.

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The Big Sleep [DVD]

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Big Sleep, The - Buckingham Gate.
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bs017. Buckingham Gate.

bs017n. Now. Buckingham Gate from Castle Lane. Simon again.

Big Sleep, The - Perhaps nearby.
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bs018. Perhaps nearby.

bs018n. Now. Castle Lane again, pic by Simon.

Big Sleep, The - Ummmmmm
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bs019. Ummmmmm

bs019n. Now. Palace Street, by Simon James.

Big Sleep, The - These I really don't recognise.
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bs020. These I really don't recognise.

bs020n. Now. Palace Street. Taken by, you guessed it, Simon James.

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bs020a. 

bs020an. Now. Palace Street, looking northwest towards Wilfred Street and Buckingham Place (on the corner McGoohan lived in TV's The Prisoner), London SW1. Sleuthed by Simon James.

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bs020b. 

bs020bn. Now. Palace Street beyond Wilfred Street. Simon.

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bs020c. 

bs020cn. Now. Palace Street walking back between Wilfred Street and Castle Lane. Again by Simon.

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bs020d. 

bs020dn. Now. Palace Street walking back between Wilfred Street and Castle Lane. SJ again.

Big Sleep, The - Maybe around Curzon Street, or Berkley Square area?
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bs021. Maybe around Curzon Street, or Berkley Square area?

bs021n. These scenes were filmed on 2 Queen Anne Street, W1G 9LQ, at the corner with Chandos Street. The house is called "Chandos House". Information by Greg. Picture by SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 31-08-2009)

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bs021a. 

bs021an. Now, with thanks to Greg. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 31-08-2009)

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