FILM : Place to Go, A
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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 - Ricky walks with Cat after they leave the pub. Identified as Black Lion Yard, London E1 by Ray and Ron Glenister who say that Ricky and Cat are approaching the steps at Old Montague Street. Unfortunately, all this has now gone. (RL)
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pltogo019. Ricky walks with Cat after they leave the pub. Identified as Black Lion Yard, London E1 by Ray and Ron Glenister who say that Ricky and Cat are approaching the steps at Old Montague Street. Unfortunately, all this has now gone. (RL)

Place to Go, A - Cat is carried off to a place that Ricky knows, where the two can be alone. Ray and Ron Glenister say this is Black Lion Yard, London E1 that exists no more, here they are entering Old Montague Street, also seen in
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pltogo020. Cat is carried off to a place that Ricky knows, where the two can be alone. Ray and Ron Glenister say this is Black Lion Yard, London E1 that exists no more, here they are entering Old Montague Street, also seen in "The Bespoke Overcoat". (RL)

Place to Go, A - Slum clearance reaches the Flint's street and eviction notices are distributed. Appleby Street E2 with the still standing St Chad's church in the left distance.
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pltogo021. Slum clearance reaches the Flint's street and eviction notices are distributed. Appleby Street E2 with the still standing St Chad's church in the left distance.

pltogo021n. And thank goodness for the church otherwise this would be impossible. Those are gardens, replacing the terrace, to the right. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 03-06-2016)

Place to Go, A - Ricky visits the market where he picks up fuses as part of the plan for the forthcoming cigarette factory robbery.
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pltogo022. Ricky visits the market where he picks up fuses as part of the plan for the forthcoming cigarette factory robbery.

pltogo022n. There is no longer a market there but Ron and Ray Glenister have established the location as Sclater Street, London E1. The 1717 street name plaque, far right first floor, is protected, forming part of 125 Brick Lane, now a listed building. Just visible in this Google Earth capture. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2017)

Place to Go, A - A caged canary is conned from a stallholder for ten shillings.
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pltogo023. A caged canary is conned from a stallholder for ten shillings.

pltogo023n. With the aid of Google Earth identified by Ray and Ron as Brick Lane, London E1 with much less bustle. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2017)

Place to Go, A - Ricky runs through the market to the pub where Cat is waiting.
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pltogo024. Ricky runs through the market to the pub where Cat is waiting.

pltogo024n. Brick Lane once again say Ray, Ron and Google Earth. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2017)

Place to Go, A - Catherine lets the bird free and it flies away just as a cat pounces.
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pltogo025. Catherine lets the bird free and it flies away just as a cat pounces.

pltogo025n. Formerly The Crown, now The Owl & Pussycat at 34 Redchurch Street, Bethnal Green, renamed about 1990 say Ray and Ron. Capture courtesy of Google Earth. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2017)

Place to Go, A - The factory's alarm is tested as Ricky clocks off from work for lunch and he runs to phone Ellerman. The former Bank of England's Printing Works.
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pltogo026. The factory's alarm is tested as Ricky clocks off from work for lunch and he runs to phone Ellerman. The former Bank of England's Printing Works.

Place to Go, A - When the call is connected, Ellerman tells Ricky that the job will go ahead that night. St Luke's Printing Works, Old Street EC1.
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pltogo027. When the call is connected, Ellerman tells Ricky that the job will go ahead that night. St Luke's Printing Works, Old Street EC1.

Place to Go, A - Ricky watches as factory canteen assistant Sally (Marjie Lawrence) enters the pub where he's arranged to meet her. The Angel on City Road, London EC1.
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pltogo027a. Ricky watches as factory canteen assistant Sally (Marjie Lawrence) enters the pub where he's arranged to meet her. The Angel on City Road, London EC1.

pltogo027an. Peter grabbed this shot from the top of bus on his way home.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2014)

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