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 - After the alarm system is silenced, Ricky leaves work to find Jim waiting. The former Bank of England's Printing Works on Old Street. The site, between Bath Street and City Road, is now occupied by shops. To the top right can be seen the rear of Moorfields Eye Hospital.
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pltogo028. After the alarm system is silenced, Ricky leaves work to find Jim waiting. The former Bank of England's Printing Works on Old Street. The site, between Bath Street and City Road, is now occupied by shops. To the top right can be seen the rear of Moorfields Eye Hospital.

pltogo028n. Tried to capture the rear of Moorfields. Not convinced I've done a good job. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 23-03-2015)

Place to Go, A - Jim tells his brother-in-law that he can't help with the robbery. Continuity suggests that this is Old Street across the road from Mallow Street, formerly James Street.
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pltogo029. Jim tells his brother-in-law that he can't help with the robbery. Continuity suggests that this is Old Street across the road from Mallow Street, formerly James Street.

pltogo029n. This would be about the spot now, if we've got the right spot! SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 23-03-2015)

Place to Go, A - That night, after taking Jim's lorry to the factory, Ricky keeps a look out whilst Ellerman, Charlie and Pug carry out the robbery.
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pltogo030. That night, after taking Jim's lorry to the factory, Ricky keeps a look out whilst Ellerman, Charlie and Pug carry out the robbery.

Place to Go, A - A Policeman walks through the factory before being seen and knocked out by Charlie. The former Bank of England's Printing Works in EC1.
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pltogo031. A Policeman walks through the factory before being seen and knocked out by Charlie. The former Bank of England's Printing Works in EC1.

Place to Go, A - Pug (Michael Wynne) and Jack Ellerman (John Slater) run from the factory after Rick drives away in the empty lorry.
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pltogo032. Pug (Michael Wynne) and Jack Ellerman (John Slater) run from the factory after Rick drives away in the empty lorry.

Place to Go, A - On the day of moving house, Jim loads a borrowed lorry after his was set on fire by Ellerman. Facing south on Appleby Street, London E2.
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pltogo033. On the day of moving house, Jim loads a borrowed lorry after his was set on fire by Ellerman. Facing south on Appleby Street, London E2.

pltogo033n. Facing south in Haggerston's Appleby Street now. The gardens, mentioned in 006, are known as St Mary's Secret Garden. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 03-06-2016)

Place to Go, A - As Ricky recovers in hospital from burns received whilst trying to extinguish the lorry fire, the Flint's leave the street. Appleby Street in Hoxton.
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pltogo034. As Ricky recovers in hospital from burns received whilst trying to extinguish the lorry fire, the Flint's leave the street. Appleby Street in Hoxton.

pltogo034n. A mixture of modern blocks and gardens now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 03-06-2016)

Place to Go, A - Betsy (Barbara Ferris) and Lil look back as children start to throw stones at the windows of their old home. Looking towards How's Street on Appleby Street.
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pltogo035. Betsy (Barbara Ferris) and Lil look back as children start to throw stones at the windows of their old home. Looking towards How's Street on Appleby Street.

pltogo035n. Looking north, and there's nothing identifiable with the early 60s. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 03-06-2016)

Place to Go, A - A brewery dray passes the hospital as Ricky leaves.
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pltogo036. A brewery dray passes the hospital as Ricky leaves.

pltogo036n. Hackney Road, London E2 advise Ray and Ron with the Manns beer dray opposite Mansford Street and what was once the Halfway House public house on the corner. In the 380s of Hackney Road. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 12-08-2017)

Place to Go, A - With his face scarred by the burns he received, Ricky walks away from the hospital and sets off to find his family in the new flat.
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pltogo037. With his face scarred by the burns he received, Ricky walks away from the hospital and sets off to find his family in the new flat.

pltogo037n. Here Ricky is walking east along Hackney Road, London E2 beside The Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children and Ron and Ray provided a Google Earth shot to support their identification, now replaced. Now known as the Charles Hayward Apartments but 355a (sticking out on the corner Kay Street still survives. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 12-08-2017)

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