FILM : Pool of London
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Pool of London 1951 Bonar Colleano, Earl Cameron, Susan Shaw, Renee Asherson, Moira Lister London
Director : Basil Dearden   Production Company : Ealing Studios  Region : LONDON O-Q

When their ship docks the crew disembark, as usual, to pick up their lives in post war London. For one of them his petty smuggling turns more serious when he finds himself involved with a robbery in the City of London.

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Pool of London - From the same area with the Tower Gardens in view.
Pool of London

pol012b. From the same area with the Tower Gardens in view.

pol012bn. Now.

Pool of London - Is this Bankside as Simon suggests, or Moorgate Lane? Is it London Bridge in the background or Cannon Street railway bridge?
Pool of London

pol013. Is this Bankside as Simon suggests, or Moorgate Lane? Is it London Bridge in the background or Cannon Street railway bridge? "Think it has to be Bankside as that is St Pauls on the other side, whose position would make that Cannon Street bridge probably. The (older) London Bridge was stone, not girder" says Roy Barnacle. Les Stitson adds, Bankside between Southwark Bridge, which is in the background and Cannon Street railway bridge which is behind the camera.

pol013n. Despite the discussion in the screen shot caption, the place is rather more tourist friendly now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2013)

Pool of London - Borough High St London, SE1 / Gt Suffolk St looking North.
Pool of London

pol014. Borough High St London, SE1 / Gt Suffolk St looking North.

pol014n. Now. Borough High St London, SE1 / Gt Suffolk St looking North. The garage in the original was redeveloped two years ago. You can make out the church of St George the Martyr which is on the corner of Borough High St and Long Lane in the distance. Pic and info from David Neicho.

Pool of London - Dunno. Guesses?
Same girl and same grey car. So Long Walk or Albany Street?
William Elliott claims; Queen's Theatre, Poplar High Street, Poplar, London, E14 and offers these links, http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/Poplar.htm#queens, and Google maps (address: 275 - 279, Poplar High
Street, London, E14), to get some idea of what is there now
Pool of London

pol015. Dunno. Guesses? Same girl and same grey car. So Long Walk or Albany Street? William Elliott claims; Queen's Theatre, Poplar High Street, Poplar, London, E14 and offers these links, http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/Poplar.htm#queens, and Google maps (address: 275 - 279, Poplar High Street, London, E14), to get some idea of what is there now

Pool of London - Tanner St London SE1 Looking towards Dockhead.
Pool of London

pol016a. Tanner St London SE1 Looking towards Dockhead.

pol016an. Now. The houses on the right in the original photo were demolished when the road was widened in the 1970s. Not only "in the dark and briefly" but once again David Neicho is spot on! Fantastic, Well done. Thanks.

Pool of London - Tanner St London SE1 Looking towards Dockhead.
Pool of London

pol016b. Tanner St London SE1 Looking towards Dockhead.

Pool of London - The Sally Army playing their hearts out, behind Butler's Wharf, which faces north, so probably Shad Thames area.
Pool of London

pol017a. The Sally Army playing their hearts out, behind Butler's Wharf, which faces north, so probably Shad Thames area.

pol017an. The corner of Battle Bridge Lane with Tooley Street, London SE1. The two buildings are no longer joined. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2013)

Pool of London - Same place, with a street nameplate that I can't read!!! Could it be Battle Bridge Lane? Call
Pool of London

pol017b. Same place, with a street nameplate that I can't read!!! Could it be Battle Bridge Lane? Call "Callan", he was lurking around the area.

pol017bn. Battle Bridge Lane indeed. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2008)

Pool of London - Probably Godliman Street, City of London, The church probably appears in the
Pool of London

pol018. Probably Godliman Street, City of London, The church probably appears in the "Lavender Hill Mob".

pol018n. Distaff Lane, London EC4 with St Nicholas Cole Abbey centre. Shot hampered by TV coverage of this day's funeral at St Paul's. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2013)

Pool of London - Side of the Bank of England, Lothbury, London EC1. And just as the
Pool of London

pol019. Side of the Bank of England, Lothbury, London EC1. And just as the "now" pic was being taken a œ%$$&% great open-topped bus filled with yet another film crew came past. I don't know, milk floats, buses??????.hrumph! grumph!

pol019n. Now, and not a float or bus in sight. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2009)

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