FILM : Prostitute
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Prostitute 1980 Eleanor Forsythe, Kate Crutchley, Kim Lockett, Nancy Samuels Birmingham, London, Worcestershire
Director : Tony Garnett   Production Company : Kestrel Films  Region : LONDON O-Q,MIDLANDS

A provincial prostitute leaves friends and family behind to seek her fortune in London while a sympathetic social worker and a solicitor campaign for a change in the law.

Screen captures and uncredited location identifications by Phil Wilkinson

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Prostitute [DVD] (1980)

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Prostitute - Setting the Birmingham scene, this is looking across the formerly named Salford Park Boating Lake, now Aston Reservoir, towards the Aston Expressway with the Birmingham to Lichfield railway line beyond.
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pros001. Setting the Birmingham scene, this is looking across the formerly named Salford Park Boating Lake, now Aston Reservoir, towards the Aston Expressway with the Birmingham to Lichfield railway line beyond.

Prostitute - Looking along Lee Bank Middleway in B15 towards Belgrave Middleway with the Birmingham Central Mosque in the left distance.
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pros002. Looking along Lee Bank Middleway in B15 towards Belgrave Middleway with the Birmingham Central Mosque in the left distance.

Prostitute - Facing south towards Birmingham city centre with the first bridge carrying Park Lane over the A38(M) Aston Expressway. The shot is taken from the now disused bridge that once carried a diverted Tower Road in B23.
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pros003. Facing south towards Birmingham city centre with the first bridge carrying Park Lane over the A38(M) Aston Expressway. The shot is taken from the now disused bridge that once carried a diverted Tower Road in B23.

Prostitute - Looking the other way from Tower Road bridge towards the Gravelly Hill Interchange, better known as Spaghetti Junction.
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pros004. Looking the other way from Tower Road bridge towards the Gravelly Hill Interchange, better known as Spaghetti Junction.

Prostitute - Moving into the area where much of the story takes place, this is the view from Balsall Heath Road towards the Rotunda in the city centre with Birmingham Central Mosque on the left and the, now demolished, Mount Pleasant Secondary Modern School to the right.
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pros005. Moving into the area where much of the story takes place, this is the view from Balsall Heath Road towards the Rotunda in the city centre with Birmingham Central Mosque on the left and the, now demolished, Mount Pleasant Secondary Modern School to the right.

pros005n. The Rotunda stands in the centre distance and minarets have been added to the Mosque. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)

Prostitute - When filming took place, Mount Pleasant Secondary Modern School had been part of Highgate School for four years.
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pros006. When filming took place, Mount Pleasant Secondary Modern School had been part of Highgate School for four years.

pros006n. Empty space. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)

Prostitute - Looking north-westward on Balsall Heath Road with the corner of Cox Street West in the left distance.
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pros007. Looking north-westward on Balsall Heath Road with the corner of Cox Street West in the left distance.

pros007n. The focal length of my camera cannot match the view in the screen capture. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-08-2017)

Prostitute - Scenes of cultural diversity are seen as the title sequence continues.
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pros008. Scenes of cultural diversity are seen as the title sequence continues.

Prostitute - A car halts momentarily to drop Sandra (Eleanor Forsythe) off.
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pros009. A car halts momentarily to drop Sandra (Eleanor Forsythe) off.

Prostitute - Rose Wilson (Nancy Samuels) passes the time with two other street girls outside the cinema, causing cruising cars to stop. The Luxor cinema on Balsall Heath Road, Birmingham 12 located by Terry & Sue.
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pros010. Rose Wilson (Nancy Samuels) passes the time with two other street girls outside the cinema, causing cruising cars to stop. The Luxor cinema on Balsall Heath Road, Birmingham 12 located by Terry & Sue.

pros010n. This comparison was taken from Clevedon Road looking towards the former site of the cinema which was near the junction of Balsall Heath Road, Clevedon Road and Longmore Road. With thanks to Terry & Sue at Quadbod Media Memorabilia.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-12-2008)

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