FILM : Plank, The (1967)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Plank, The (1967) 1967 Eric Sykes, Tommy Cooper, Jimmy Edwards, Roy Castle, Graham Stark, Stratford Johns, Jim Dale, Jimmy Tarbuck Berkshire, London, Middlesex
Director : Eric Sykes   Production Company : Associated London Films  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q

A classic British comedy short about two workmen and a plank of wood featuring stars of the day. This story is told with music and a sort of "wordless dialogue" which consists of a few mumbled sounds to convey the appropriate emotion.

Screen captures uploaded by  John Tunstill and Phil Wilkinson

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The Plank [DVD]

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Plank, The (1967) - Congestion is caused as the Workmen cross with the plank. Looking towards the River Thames on Cleveland Road at the junction with Cleveland Gardens.
Plank, The (1967)

plnk040. Congestion is caused as the Workmen cross with the plank. Looking towards the River Thames on Cleveland Road at the junction with Cleveland Gardens.

plnk040n. Clive send this Google image that proves the exact location. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-01-2015)

Plank, The (1967) - The plank is moved on. The corner of Cleveland Road and Cleveland Gardens, Barnes SW13.
Plank, The (1967)

plnk041. The plank is moved on. The corner of Cleveland Road and Cleveland Gardens, Barnes SW13.

Plank, The (1967) - At a nearby pub, the plank causes problems for a window cleaner. Cleveland Gardens, Barnes. Location identified by Paul Wilson.
Plank, The (1967)

plnk042. At a nearby pub, the plank causes problems for a window cleaner. Cleveland Gardens, Barnes. Location identified by Paul Wilson.

plnk042n. Now by Paul Wilson. Image originally uploaded 29/06/2008.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-01-2014)

Plank, The (1967) - The Policeman takes notes after the road incident. Facing away from the River Thames on Cleveland Road at the junction with Cleveland Gardens.
Plank, The (1967)

plnk043. The Policeman takes notes after the road incident. Facing away from the River Thames on Cleveland Road at the junction with Cleveland Gardens.

Plank, The (1967) - When they finally secure the plank back onto the car,the Workmen continue their journey to the house. The junction of Cleveland Road and Station Road with Barnes Green on the right.
Plank, The (1967)

plnk044. When they finally secure the plank back onto the car,the Workmen continue their journey to the house. The junction of Cleveland Road and Station Road with Barnes Green on the right.

Plank, The (1967) - The pair turn off the main road to join a queue of cars. Clive Abbey places this as Milton Gardens at the junction with Upper Richmond Road, East Sheen, London SW14. (RL)
Plank, The (1967)

plnk045. The pair turn off the main road to join a queue of cars. Clive Abbey places this as Milton Gardens at the junction with Upper Richmond Road, East Sheen, London SW14. (RL)

Plank, The (1967) - The Larger Workman catches sight of a Man (Ronnie Brody) carrying a nude statue.
Plank, The (1967)

plnk046. The Larger Workman catches sight of a Man (Ronnie Brody) carrying a nude statue.

Plank, The (1967) - The Policeman continues on his beat. The Avenue by the corner of Ennerdale Road, Richmond TW9. The houses behind Jimmy Edwards have been demolished adds Neil Rigby (NR).
Plank, The (1967)

plnk047. The Policeman continues on his beat. The Avenue by the corner of Ennerdale Road, Richmond TW9. The houses behind Jimmy Edwards have been demolished adds Neil Rigby (NR).

Plank, The (1967) - A Girl (Clovissa Newcombe) walks past as the 'copper' mounts his cycle. Ennerdale Road near the corner with The Avenue in TW9. (NR)
Plank, The (1967)

plnk048. A Girl (Clovissa Newcombe) walks past as the 'copper' mounts his cycle. Ennerdale Road near the corner with The Avenue in TW9. (NR)

Plank, The (1967) - A Van Driver (Graham Stark) and his Mate (Ian Wilson) spot the Girl who waves, needing a lift. It was surely a different era! The Avenue in TW9 with an entrance to Kew Gardens in the background. (NR)
Plank, The (1967)

plnk049. A Van Driver (Graham Stark) and his Mate (Ian Wilson) spot the Girl who waves, needing a lift. It was surely a different era! The Avenue in TW9 with an entrance to Kew Gardens in the background. (NR)

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