FILM : Playbirds, The
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Playbirds, The 1978 Mary Millington, Alan Lake, Glynn Edwards, Gavin Campbell, Dudley Sutton, Kenny Lynch London, Suffolk
Director : Willy Roe   Production Company : Roldvale  Region : LONDON O-Q,MIDLANDS

Two detectives are drawn into the world of pornography while investigating the murder of several models.

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The Playbirds

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Playbirds, The - In his office, Harry Dougan (Alan Lake) makes a call before Holbourne and Morgan arrive to question him about the murder. The Houses of Parliament and the River Thames are seen from the top of Peninsula Heights on Albert Embankment in Vauxhall SE1. The building was once called Alembic House and is seen in ‘Allez France!’ and ‘Genevieve’.
Playbirds, The

playb021. In his office, Harry Dougan (Alan Lake) makes a call before Holbourne and Morgan arrive to question him about the murder. The Houses of Parliament and the River Thames are seen from the top of Peninsula Heights on Albert Embankment in Vauxhall SE1. The building was once called Alembic House and is seen in ‘Allez France!’ and ‘Genevieve’.

Playbirds, The - Returning to Newmarket, Dougan watches as Mr. Playbird prepares for another race. Looking across the Rowley Mile Parade Ring with the former Weighing Room, now the Hong Kong Suite, and the Paddock Stand in the background.
Playbirds, The

playb022. Returning to Newmarket, Dougan watches as Mr. Playbird prepares for another race. Looking across the Rowley Mile Parade Ring with the former Weighing Room, now the Hong Kong Suite, and the Paddock Stand in the background.

Playbirds, The - More of the racecourse at Newmarket. On the extreme left is the Rowley Mile Stand, forerunner of the current Millennium Grandstand, while on the right is the Paddock or Head On Stand.
Playbirds, The

playb023. More of the racecourse at Newmarket. On the extreme left is the Rowley Mile Stand, forerunner of the current Millennium Grandstand, while on the right is the Paddock or Head On Stand.

Playbirds, The - Expecting another murder, Inspector Harry Morgan (Gavin Campbell) and Chief Superintendent Jack Holbourne (Glynn Edwards) arrive at Lena Cunningham’s home. Alexandra Court on Maida Vale in London W9.
Playbirds, The

playb024. Expecting another murder, Inspector Harry Morgan (Gavin Campbell) and Chief Superintendent Jack Holbourne (Glynn Edwards) arrive at Lena Cunningham’s home. Alexandra Court on Maida Vale in London W9.

playb024n. Same building, different cars. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - The policemen enter the building to offer police protection to the young model. The entrance to Alexandra Court.
Playbirds, The

playb025. The policemen enter the building to offer police protection to the young model. The entrance to Alexandra Court.

playb025n. Unfortunately, a parked van prevented a better comparison. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - The shot moves up the building. Alexandra Court in Maida Vale W9.
Playbirds, The

playb026. The shot moves up the building. Alexandra Court in Maida Vale W9.

playb026n. A resident told me that the facade had recently been cleaned and renovated. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - Back at the races, Dougan and his Trainer have drinks in the Belvoir Champagne and Spirit Bar.
Playbirds, The

playb027. Back at the races, Dougan and his Trainer have drinks in the Belvoir Champagne and Spirit Bar.

Playbirds, The - Harry Dougan is driven back to London.
Playbirds, The

playb028. Harry Dougan is driven back to London.

Playbirds, The - Looking down to the fountain between Bayswater Road and Cumberland Gate in W1.
Playbirds, The

playb029. Looking down to the fountain between Bayswater Road and Cumberland Gate in W1.

Playbirds, The - The camera pans to find Speakers Corner at the junction of Park Lane and Cumberland Gate.
Playbirds, The

playb030. The camera pans to find Speakers Corner at the junction of Park Lane and Cumberland Gate.

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