FILM : Play it Cool
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Play it Cool 1962 Billy Fury, Michael Anderson Jr., Dennis Price, Richard Wattis, Anna Palk London, West Sussex
Director : Michael Winner   Production Company : Lynx Films Ltd., Coronado Productions, Independent Artists  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q

Billy Universe and his band are en route to a pop music contest in Europe when they get involved with an heiress at the airport.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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Play it Cool [DVD]

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Play it Cool - Billy Universe & The Satellites nearly miss the turn off for Gatwick Airport.  Difficult to tell exactly where this is but it's likely to be the A23 somewhere near the airport!
Play it Cool

plitco001. Billy Universe & The Satellites nearly miss the turn off for Gatwick Airport. Difficult to tell exactly where this is but it's likely to be the A23 somewhere near the airport!

Play it Cool - The band arrives at Gatwick Airport.  Gatwick, West Sussex.
Play it Cool

plitco002. The band arrives at Gatwick Airport. Gatwick, West Sussex.

Play it Cool - After their flight is cancelled, the band head into London with Ann Bryant. Unidentified location.
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plitco003. After their flight is cancelled, the band head into London with Ann Bryant. Unidentified location.

Play it Cool - After a night around Soho, the band visit the Fountain Club. The same building appears in 'Expresso Bongo' and it's at the corner of Hanway Street and Hanway Place.
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plitco004. After a night around Soho, the band visit the Fountain Club. The same building appears in 'Expresso Bongo' and it's at the corner of Hanway Street and Hanway Place.

plitco004n. The same, less lively location now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-09-2013)

Play it Cool - Ann Bryant (Anna Palk) with Billy Universe (Billy Fury) and The Satellites, Freddy (Ray Brooks), Joey (Jeremy Bulloch), Alvin (Michael Anderson Jr.) and Ring-a-Ding (Keith Hamshere), outside the Fountain Club.
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plitco005. Ann Bryant (Anna Palk) with Billy Universe (Billy Fury) and The Satellites, Freddy (Ray Brooks), Joey (Jeremy Bulloch), Alvin (Michael Anderson Jr.) and Ring-a-Ding (Keith Hamshere), outside the Fountain Club.

plitco005n. The corner of Hanway Street and Hanway Place to the north of Oxford Street. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-09-2013)

Play it Cool - Billy waits outside the Lotus Club.  Unknown location.
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plitco006. Billy waits outside the Lotus Club. Unknown location.

Play it Cool - After Ann leaves with Larry Granger, the doorman from the Lotus Club calls a taxi for the band.  Unidentified location.
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plitco007. After Ann leaves with Larry Granger, the doorman from the Lotus Club calls a taxi for the band. Unidentified location.

Play it Cool - The band arrives at Euston station in pursuit of Ann and Larry.  Off Euston Road, London NW1.
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plitco008. The band arrives at Euston station in pursuit of Ann and Larry. Off Euston Road, London NW1.

plitco008n. The forecourt of the old Euston station stood at a higher level in this location. A similar shot was used in 'No Love for Johnnie'.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-04-2013)

Play it Cool - The band rush through to the booking hall to the platforms beyond.  Euston station, London.
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plitco009. The band rush through to the booking hall to the platforms beyond. Euston station, London.

Play it Cool - Ring-a-Ding holds up the train by telling a porter that there's a problem. Euston station, London NW1.
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plitco010. Ring-a-Ding holds up the train by telling a porter that there's a problem. Euston station, London NW1.

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