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 - The pair get into the car and head for Chelsea Women's Hospital to question one of Sapphire's former friends.
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sapph031. The pair get into the car and head for Chelsea Women's Hospital to question one of Sapphire's former friends.

Sapphire - David is watched by Detective Whitehead as he scours Hampstead Heath.
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sapph032. David is watched by Detective Whitehead as he scours Hampstead Heath.

Sapphire - Barrister Paul Slade (Gordon Heath) leaves the Police Station after helping the Superintendent with his enquiries. The junction of King's Road and Milman's Street SW10.
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sapph033. Barrister Paul Slade (Gordon Heath) leaves the Police Station after helping the Superintendent with his enquiries. The junction of King's Road and Milman's Street SW10.

sapph033n. Now, also seen in 'An Alligator Named Daisy', 'Lost' and 'Victim' in a different era. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-05-2013)

Sapphire - A Student (Dolores Mantez) friend sits at the wheel as Paul climbs into the car. Facing Milman's Street and The Globe public house from King's Road and, as you'll no doubt recall, we've been here several times before.
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sapph034. A Student (Dolores Mantez) friend sits at the wheel as Paul climbs into the car. Facing Milman's Street and The Globe public house from King's Road and, as you'll no doubt recall, we've been here several times before.

Sapphire - Paul is driven away in the Jaguar XK120. David identifies this as Great Western Road, London W9. An almost identical shot is seen in 'Duffer'.
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sapph035. Paul is driven away in the Jaguar XK120. David identifies this as Great Western Road, London W9. An almost identical shot is seen in 'Duffer'.

sapph035n. This shot confirms the location as Great Western Road with The Grand Union public house standing to the right. PW
(Modern Photo Added: 21-01-2014)

Sapphire - When he finds something in the grass, David leaves the heath and walks towards a drain to dispose of it. Identified by Hugh Stevenson, this is the corner of Well Road and East Heath Road in NW3 with The Pryors just visible to the right.
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sapph036. When he finds something in the grass, David leaves the heath and walks towards a drain to dispose of it. Identified by Hugh Stevenson, this is the corner of Well Road and East Heath Road in NW3 with The Pryors just visible to the right.

Sapphire - Soon after the discarded object is retrieved by Detective Whitehead, David appears from the side of his father's paint shop. This is at the rear of the property on Oakford Road.
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sapph037. Soon after the discarded object is retrieved by Detective Whitehead, David appears from the side of his father's paint shop. This is at the rear of the property on Oakford Road.

Sapphire - Hazzard and Learoyd pay a visit to The International Club. The junction of Courtfield Gardens and Collingham Place in SW5.
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sapph038. Hazzard and Learoyd pay a visit to The International Club. The junction of Courtfield Gardens and Collingham Place in SW5.

sapph038n. A few seconds later and the approaching police car would have been in the right place but I had to get off the crossing. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 29-11-2017)

Sapphire - Outside Artillery House at 10 Knaresborough Place with buildings on Collingham Place in the right background.
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sapph039. Outside Artillery House at 10 Knaresborough Place with buildings on Collingham Place in the right background.

sapph039n. Virtually unchanged except for more "street furniture". (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-11-2017)

Sapphire - The two go inside and are greeted by Mr. Young who introduces them to some of the members. Artillery House on Knaresborough Place SW5.
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sapph040. The two go inside and are greeted by Mr. Young who introduces them to some of the members. Artillery House on Knaresborough Place SW5.

sapph040n. A subsequent change of use. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-11-2017)

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