FILM : Sapphire
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Sapphire 1959 Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, Paul Massie, Michael Craig, Bernard Miles London
Director : Basil Dearden   Production Company : Artna Films Ltd., The Rank Organisation  Region : LONDON R-S

Investigations following the murder of a pregnant young woman cause racial tensions to run high.

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson with uncredited location identifications by David Neicho

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Sapphire - One of the members is given a lift home after giving helpful information to Hazzard.
Sapphire

sapph041. One of the members is given a lift home after giving helpful information to Hazzard.

Sapphire - The club member is identified as a Montessori Student who knows Paul Slade.
Sapphire

sapph042. The club member is identified as a Montessori Student who knows Paul Slade.

Sapphire - Acting on the Student's information, Hazzard and Learoyd head to Tulip's, a back street club in Shepherds Bush.
Sapphire

sapph043. Acting on the Student's information, Hazzard and Learoyd head to Tulip's, a back street club in Shepherds Bush.

Sapphire - Johnnie Fiddle (Harry Baird) makes a run for it when he sees the Detectives as he leaves the club.
Sapphire

sapph044. Johnnie Fiddle (Harry Baird) makes a run for it when he sees the Detectives as he leaves the club.

Sapphire - Nice lighting . . . Given the pattern of the cobbles, the horse shafts to the right of the picture, the sequence of sapph046 and the similarity to Collage picture 78006, albeit a reverse POV, this must also be Price's Yard, off Copenhagen Street, London N1 (RL)
Sapphire

sapph045. Nice lighting . . . Given the pattern of the cobbles, the horse shafts to the right of the picture, the sequence of sapph046 and the similarity to Collage picture 78006, albeit a reverse POV, this must also be Price's Yard, off Copenhagen Street, London N1 (RL)

Sapphire - . . . there's not much else that can be said about a sequence of someone running. Whilst viewing LMA Collage for sapph050 Christopher found Collage Image 77448 an almost identical shot of what was Price's Yard off Copenhagen Street, London N1. (RL)
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sapph046. . . . there's not much else that can be said about a sequence of someone running. Whilst viewing LMA Collage for sapph050 Christopher found Collage Image 77448 an almost identical shot of what was Price's Yard off Copenhagen Street, London N1. (RL)

Sapphire - Johnnie continues to run through the darkened streets. Christopher Matheson has located this as Copenhagen Street looking towards Matilda Street, London N1. Now, sadly, totally redeveloped. (RL)
Sapphire

sapph047. Johnnie continues to run through the darkened streets. Christopher Matheson has located this as Copenhagen Street looking towards Matilda Street, London N1. Now, sadly, totally redeveloped. (RL)

Sapphire - These streets look real enough, however that phone box looks like a prop due to the doors being K2 style and the body looking more like a K6 . . . is that too nerdy?
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sapph048. These streets look real enough, however that phone box looks like a prop due to the doors being K2 style and the body looking more like a K6 . . . is that too nerdy?

Sapphire - Refuge is sought in Joe's café where the customers are less than helpful or polite.
Sapphire

sapph049. Refuge is sought in Joe's café where the customers are less than helpful or polite.

Sapphire - Tom's Barber Shop . . . Joe's café . . . is this a studio set or a real location dressed for the film? A real location identified by Christopher Matheson as Copenhagen Street, London N1. He adds that
Sapphire

sapph050. Tom's Barber Shop . . . Joe's café . . . is this a studio set or a real location dressed for the film? A real location identified by Christopher Matheson as Copenhagen Street, London N1. He adds that "Tom's" at 120 was Tancredi Casele, hairdresser and next door at 118 was Evelyn Harold Finn, electrical contractors, who were also at 116 on the corner with Matilda Street. The parade from Matilda Street, in 1969, can be viewed at LMA Collage No: 77400. (RL)

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