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 - Breaking free of a fight with Teddy Boys, Johnnie finds a Newsagent closing his shop and is allowed through to the back yard.
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sapph051. Breaking free of a fight with Teddy Boys, Johnnie finds a Newsagent closing his shop and is allowed through to the back yard.

Sapphire - Scaling a wall, Johnnie finds his escape cut off by Hazzard and Learoyd. A studio set or a real street?
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sapph052. Scaling a wall, Johnnie finds his escape cut off by Hazzard and Learoyd. A studio set or a real street?

Sapphire - Note the same background buildings when Johnnie turns in the opposite direction to be faced by Policeman.
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sapph052a. Note the same background buildings when Johnnie turns in the opposite direction to be faced by Policeman.

Sapphire - Hazzard and Learoyd arrive outside Johnnie Fiddle's lodgings. Southam Street, London W10, now demolished. Come back Rillington Place, all is forgiven!
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sapph053. Hazzard and Learoyd arrive outside Johnnie Fiddle's lodgings. Southam Street, London W10, now demolished. Come back Rillington Place, all is forgiven!

sapph053n. Elkstone Road has replaced Southam Street but the Great Western Main Line still runs behind the fence in the right background. PW
(Modern Photo Added: 21-01-2014)

Sapphire - Southam Street looking towards Kensal Road in London W10. The street in the background is Elcom Street, the next one westwards along Kensal Road from Modena Street.
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sapph054. Southam Street looking towards Kensal Road in London W10. The street in the background is Elcom Street, the next one westwards along Kensal Road from Modena Street.

sapph054n. The area is now covered by Meanwhile Gardens and Elkstone Road. PW
(Modern Photo Added: 21-01-2014)

Sapphire - Finding bloodstained clothing and a knife, the Detectives are driven back to the station. Southam Street with buildings on St. Ervan's Road in the background.
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sapph055. Finding bloodstained clothing and a knife, the Detectives are driven back to the station. Southam Street with buildings on St. Ervan's Road in the background.

Sapphire - Solicitor Ralph Piggot () discusses David’s alibi with Mr. Harris.  Outside the Forum Cinema 0n Highgate Road in Kentish Town, London NW5.
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sapph057. Solicitor Ralph Piggot () discusses David’s alibi with Mr. Harris. Outside the Forum Cinema 0n Highgate Road in Kentish Town, London NW5.

sapph057n. How beautiful, how imposing. Beats the hell out of down-loading a movie via an app on a mobile device. Simon Irvine provides the image which is copyright Google Streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-07-2013)

Sapphire - Inspector Learoyd is driven back to the area where Johnnie Fingers lives. The corner of Kensal Road and Modena Street.
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sapph058. Inspector Learoyd is driven back to the area where Johnnie Fingers lives. The corner of Kensal Road and Modena Street.

Sapphire - The car stops outside the the boarding house where Horace 'Big Cigar' has a room. Modena Street in London W10.
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sapph059. The car stops outside the the boarding house where Horace 'Big Cigar' has a room. Modena Street in London W10.

sapph059n. The street was cleared in the mid 1970s. PW
(Modern Photo Added: 21-01-2014)

Sapphire - Learoyd scans the front of the building. Long demolished properties on Modena Street.
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sapph060. Learoyd scans the front of the building. Long demolished properties on Modena Street.

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