FILM : Billy Liar
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Billy Liar 1963 Tom Courtney, Julie Christie, Wilfrid Pickles, Mona Washbourne, Finlay Currie, Rodney Bewes, Leonard Rossiter Lancashire, London, Yorkshire
Director : John Schlesinger   Production Company : Vic Films  Region : LONDON A-B,NORTH

Fantasist alienates all around him.

See the amateur footage found by Renzo, Leeds. www.yfaonline.com

We've had some terrific help here from Gareth Nolan who has provided maps, his own now shots and even superimposed the actors in the Bradford locations. To see Gareth's extra work please follow the links below:
Manningham Lane, Southgate (1), Southgate (2), Petergate, Midland Road, Hinchliffe Avenue, Forster Square, Churchbank, Cheapside, Cenotaph, Broadway, Bank Street

Wendy Nimz writes: the dance hall scenes (interior) were shot at The Palais De Dance, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire. I was there during filming and I recognise lots of people that I knew at the time in the dance hall sequence. I was 19.

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Billy Liar [DVD]

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We are always looking for more help with identifying these filming locations and would be grateful for any positive identifications, snippets or references you can offer about these movie making locations.
To view the now location shot, just mouseover the filming location still.
Stills with a red border do not have a now shot.

Billy Liar - Midland Road, Bradford?
Billy Liar

bl031. Midland Road, Bradford?

bl031n. Seems reasonable and Renzo took the picture.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-07-2011)

Billy Liar - Cheapside .... and our thanks to Gareth Nolan for the whole thing!
Billy Liar

bl032. Cheapside .... and our thanks to Gareth Nolan for the whole thing!

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