FILM : Big Sleep, The
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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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Big Sleep, The - Out of the pub and a short four mile stroll to Holland Park, in the damp, to the Orangery, thanks to Tony Reeves. And this is pretty close to the fabulous house that appears in the Secret Ceremony, with Liz Taylor, and Rob Mitchum, again.
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bs024. Out of the pub and a short four mile stroll to Holland Park, in the damp, to the Orangery, thanks to Tony Reeves. And this is pretty close to the fabulous house that appears in the Secret Ceremony, with Liz Taylor, and Rob Mitchum, again.

bs024n. The Orangery, Holland Park. Snapped by Simon James. Thanks Simon.

Big Sleep, The - Dartmouth Street, says the sign, back door of the Cheval Club, says the neon, and the Two Chairmen says the pub, Victoria, London SW1, just off Queen Anne's Gate, and just a stone's throw away from where Michael Caine was in whistle Blower.
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bs025. Dartmouth Street, says the sign, back door of the Cheval Club, says the neon, and the Two Chairmen says the pub, Victoria, London SW1, just off Queen Anne's Gate, and just a stone's throw away from where Michael Caine was in whistle Blower.

bs025n. Now. Well snapped that man!

Big Sleep, The - Buckingham Gate?
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bs026. Buckingham Gate?

bs26n. This is Dartmouth Street looking south towards Tothill Street, SW1. This has kept us puzzled for years but in the end is just around the corner from above. Joe Brody was at 9 Dartmouth Street, nest to a rather sweet old-fashioned cafe which has just moved to WC2. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 25-07-2014)

Big Sleep, The - Hyde Park, Marlborough Gate, probably where the Master, Noel Coward was in The Astonished Heart, and just over the road from the Royal Lancaster Hotel where Michael Caine, in the Italian Job, met his girl friends after being released from the nick.
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bs027. Hyde Park, Marlborough Gate, probably where the Master, Noel Coward was in The Astonished Heart, and just over the road from the Royal Lancaster Hotel where Michael Caine, in the Italian Job, met his girl friends after being released from the nick.

bs027n. Strictly speaking Kensington Gardens, the Italian Gardens. Oft used and much loved. SJ.
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bs027an. The same place. SJ.
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bs027bn. Now, reverse shot of bs027. SJ.
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Big Sleep, The - Maybe Hertfordshire, or Essex, or?????.mmmmmmm
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bs028. Maybe Hertfordshire, or Essex, or?????.mmmmmmm

Big Sleep, The - bs028, bs028a and bs028b is just outside Turville in Oxfordshire. I think I found this one by watching the film really closely and following Robert Michum's route! Co-ordinates for street view 51.61794, -0.91127. Info from Andy Patterson with our thanks. (SJ)
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bs028a. bs028, bs028a and bs028b is just outside Turville in Oxfordshire. I think I found this one by watching the film really closely and following Robert Michum's route! Co-ordinates for street view 51.61794, -0.91127. Info from Andy Patterson with our thanks. (SJ)

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