FILM : Chain of Events
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Chain of Events 1958 Dermot Walsh, Susan Shaw, Lisa Gastoni, Jack Watling, Kenneth Griffith Buckinghamshire, London, Middlesex
Director : Gerald Thomas   Production Company : Beaconsfield Productions  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

John Clarke, a lowly bank clerk, fails to pay his bus fare and is caught but on being asked to give his address he foolishly gives the address of one of his Bank Clients setting in motion a chain of events.

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Chain of Events - Opening scenes, the camera follows the number 607 Trolleybus along the road. High Street (circa 179), Uxbridge. (RL)
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cofe001. Opening scenes, the camera follows the number 607 Trolleybus along the road. High Street (circa 179), Uxbridge. (RL)

Chain of Events - As the camera follows the trolleybus, it stops to show us The Central Bank where Mr Clarke (Kenneth Griffith) works as a junior Bank Clerk. High Street, Uxbridge and the premises of Harman's Uxbridge Brewery at the time of filming. Brewing ceased in 1964. Now re-developed into a Waterstone's but a picture of the premises can be seen at http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/lifestyle/nostalgia/back-time-see-pictures-uxbridge-8054249 (RL)
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cofe002. As the camera follows the trolleybus, it stops to show us The Central Bank where Mr Clarke (Kenneth Griffith) works as a junior Bank Clerk. High Street, Uxbridge and the premises of Harman's Uxbridge Brewery at the time of filming. Brewing ceased in 1964. Now re-developed into a Waterstone's but a picture of the premises can be seen at http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/lifestyle/nostalgia/back-time-see-pictures-uxbridge-8054249 (RL)

Chain of Events - Mr Clarke, here walking to the bus stop on his way home. Station Parade looking towards Station Road in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. (RL)
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cofe003. Mr Clarke, here walking to the bus stop on his way home. Station Parade looking towards Station Road in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. (RL)

cofe003n. And we wonder why we get leaves blowing onto the railway line in the autumn. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-05-2017)

Chain of Events - Immediately Mr Clarke joins the queue, the No 12 Bus bound for Shepherd's Bush arrives. However, the No 12 didn't go to Uxbridge. Station Parade looking towards Station Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks. The bus stop remains. (RL)
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cofe004. Immediately Mr Clarke joins the queue, the No 12 Bus bound for Shepherd's Bush arrives. However, the No 12 didn't go to Uxbridge. Station Parade looking towards Station Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks. The bus stop remains. (RL)

cofe004n. There's a lot fewer buses serving the stop now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-05-2017)

Chain of Events - On his way home the next day he avoids catching the bus, deciding to walk and get a train home. A Westminster Bank occupies the corner to the left. Station Parade looking towards Penn Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks. (RL)
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cofe005. On his way home the next day he avoids catching the bus, deciding to walk and get a train home. A Westminster Bank occupies the corner to the left. Station Parade looking towards Penn Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks. (RL)

cofe005n. The bank is still in business. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-05-2017)

Chain of Events - Having just purchased a ticket, Mr Clarke heads for his train home. This is Uxbridge Underground Station, High Street, Uxbridge in Middlesex, at the end of the Piccadilly and Metropolitan Lines in West London.
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cofe006. Having just purchased a ticket, Mr Clarke heads for his train home. This is Uxbridge Underground Station, High Street, Uxbridge in Middlesex, at the end of the Piccadilly and Metropolitan Lines in West London.

Chain of Events - As the chain of events begin to evolve, Becket (Martin Wyldeck) with Freddie (Jack Watling) looking on, telephones the Boss of a newspaper, Lord Fenchurch (Alan Gifford).  This location maybe a backlot of the film studio, note the car in the background, it is seen again in image 'cofe030'.
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cofe007. As the chain of events begin to evolve, Becket (Martin Wyldeck) with Freddie (Jack Watling) looking on, telephones the Boss of a newspaper, Lord Fenchurch (Alan Gifford). This location maybe a backlot of the film studio, note the car in the background, it is seen again in image 'cofe030'.

Chain of Events - Lord Fenchurch's secretary (Susan Shaw) decides to visit Simone (Lisa Gastoni) and goes to her flat which we see here. In the movie it is called
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cofe008. Lord Fenchurch's secretary (Susan Shaw) decides to visit Simone (Lisa Gastoni) and goes to her flat which we see here. In the movie it is called "Cumberland Mansions, Lawrence Street". Hyde Park Place, London W2, with thanks to StoneAgeMan of Britmovie Forum. (RL)

Chain of Events - Freddie and Becket, in the black car, head towards the Post Office where Lord Fenchurch has a Post Box and observe him arriving there.  This is Windsor Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex.
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cofe009. Freddie and Becket, in the black car, head towards the Post Office where Lord Fenchurch has a Post Box and observe him arriving there. This is Windsor Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex.

Chain of Events - Pulling off to the right hand side of the road, they park up to observe the arrival of Lord Fenchurch.  This arch is the entrance to the Windsor Street Old Cemetery,
Uxbridge, Middlesex. Despite the modernisation of this area, the arch entrance still stands today as does the remains of the cemetery.
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cofe010. Pulling off to the right hand side of the road, they park up to observe the arrival of Lord Fenchurch. This arch is the entrance to the Windsor Street Old Cemetery, Uxbridge, Middlesex. Despite the modernisation of this area, the arch entrance still stands today as does the remains of the cemetery.

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