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Place to Go, A 1964 Bernard Lee, Rita Tushingham, Michael Sarne, Doris Hare, Barbara Ferris, John Slater London
Director : Basil Dearden   Production Company : Excalibur Films, British Lion Film Corporation  Region : LONDON O-Q

Amidst the pub sing-songs and bomb sites, and with slums giving way to high-rise flats, life is changing for a Bethnal Green family.

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Place to Go, A - After parking his lorry, Jim (David Andrews) walks home to the house he shares with his pregnant wife and her family. Appleby Street in Hoxton E2.
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pltogo001. After parking his lorry, Jim (David Andrews) walks home to the house he shares with his pregnant wife and her family. Appleby Street in Hoxton E2.

Place to Go, A - At his local, Matt Flint enjoys a pint on his way from work.
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pltogo002. At his local, Matt Flint enjoys a pint on his way from work.

pltogo002n. Ron and Ray Glenister identify this as The Birdcage, Columbia Road, London E2 Also seen in "The Secret Place". A wider view from Google Earth. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2017)

Place to Go, A - Inside another nearby pub, Ricky Flint finishes singing before wishing everyone goodnight.  This looks very much like The Acorn public house on the corner of Queensbridge Road and Whiston Road in London E2.
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pltogo003. Inside another nearby pub, Ricky Flint finishes singing before wishing everyone goodnight. This looks very much like The Acorn public house on the corner of Queensbridge Road and Whiston Road in London E2.

Place to Go, A - Matt Flint (Bernard Lee), a docker at odds with the union, makes his way home.
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pltogo004. Matt Flint (Bernard Lee), a docker at odds with the union, makes his way home.

pltogo004n. Ray and Ron admit that a "fluke" helped them resolve this "tough nut" but we all need or welcome luck from time to time. Google Earth capture of the Limehouse Cut Lock bridge on Narrow Street, London E1 (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2017)

Place to Go, A - Nobby Knowles (Jerry Verno) wishes Matt a happy Christmas as they meet in the street. See pltogo004. (RL)
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pltogo005. Nobby Knowles (Jerry Verno) wishes Matt a happy Christmas as they meet in the street. See pltogo004. (RL)

Place to Go, A - When his sister Betsy starts to give birth, Ricky Flint (Michael Sarne) runs out to call for an ambulance, taking coins from carol singers for the telephone. Appleby Street E2.
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pltogo006. When his sister Betsy starts to give birth, Ricky Flint (Michael Sarne) runs out to call for an ambulance, taking coins from carol singers for the telephone. Appleby Street E2.

pltogo006n. The church is the only match. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 03-06-2016)

Place to Go, A - Inside the cigarette factory where he works, Ricky checks out the alarm system's fuse box for a job to be pulled by local gang boss Jack Ellerman. The former Bank of England's St Luke's Printing Works on Old Street originally built as St Luke's Hospital in 1786. The building was demolished in 1963.
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pltogo007. Inside the cigarette factory where he works, Ricky checks out the alarm system's fuse box for a job to be pulled by local gang boss Jack Ellerman. The former Bank of England's St Luke's Printing Works on Old Street originally built as St Luke's Hospital in 1786. The building was demolished in 1963.

Place to Go, A - Whilst Ricky is enjoying a night at the dogs, Charlie Batey (William Marlowe) approaches and pressures him into using Jim's lorry to pull the job. Jeff Clarke recognised this as Clapton Greyhound Stadium in London E5.
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pltogo007a. Whilst Ricky is enjoying a night at the dogs, Charlie Batey (William Marlowe) approaches and pressures him into using Jim's lorry to pull the job. Jeff Clarke recognised this as Clapton Greyhound Stadium in London E5.

Place to Go, A - The two return to Ricky's dad and Charlie's girl Catherine. Clapton Greyhound Stadium on Millfields Road in Clapton. The stadium was also seen in 'Col cuore in gola' and closed in 1974. Location identified by Jeff Clarke.
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pltogo007b. The two return to Ricky's dad and Charlie's girl Catherine. Clapton Greyhound Stadium on Millfields Road in Clapton. The stadium was also seen in 'Col cuore in gola' and closed in 1974. Location identified by Jeff Clarke.

Place to Go, A - An establishing shot of the tenements where Catherine Donovan lives.
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pltogo008. An establishing shot of the tenements where Catherine Donovan lives.

pltogo008n. Ray Glenister has located the tenements, namely Lolesworth Buildings, Thrawl Street, London E1 He provides a Google Earth shot of the courtyard area now and refers to an excellent comparative shot taken just before the last tenant left in 1973 http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1755278 (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-02-2017)

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