FILM : Burning an Illusion
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Burning an Illusion 1981 Cassie McFarlane, Victor Romero Evans, Beverley Martin, Angela Wynter, Malcolm Fredericks, Corinne Skinner Carter London
Director : Menelik Shabazz   Production Company : British Film Institute (BFI)   Region : LONDON A-B

A young black woman in England becomes increasingly frustrated with her life with her lazy, demanding boyfriend, and with the help of friends seeks something better.

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Burning an Illusion - After meeting his girlfriend's parents, Delroy Bennett (Victor Romero Evans) steers Pat Williams (Cassie McFarlane) towards a photo booth at the station.
Burning an Illusion

buanil001. After meeting his girlfriend's parents, Delroy Bennett (Victor Romero Evans) steers Pat Williams (Cassie McFarlane) towards a photo booth at the station.

Burning an Illusion - Pat and Sonia (Beverley Martin) walk through a market whilst out shopping.
Burning an Illusion

buanil002. Pat and Sonia (Beverley Martin) walk through a market whilst out shopping.

Burning an Illusion - Pest (Trevor Laird) begins to follow the two women.
Burning an Illusion

buanil003. Pest (Trevor Laird) begins to follow the two women.

Burning an Illusion - When he catches up, Pest harasses Pat.
Burning an Illusion

buanil004. When he catches up, Pest harasses Pat.

Burning an Illusion - Chamberlain (Malcolm Frederick) flirts in full view of his girlfriend Sonia.
Burning an Illusion

buanil005. Chamberlain (Malcolm Frederick) flirts in full view of his girlfriend Sonia.

Burning an Illusion - Sonia discusses Chamberlain's behaviour with Pat and Cynthia (Angela Wynter).
Burning an Illusion

buanil006. Sonia discusses Chamberlain's behaviour with Pat and Cynthia (Angela Wynter).

Burning an Illusion - Chamberlain turns his attention to Sonia.
Burning an Illusion

buanil007. Chamberlain turns his attention to Sonia.

Burning an Illusion - Ignoring Chamberlain's calls, the friends walk away.
Burning an Illusion

buanil008. Ignoring Chamberlain's calls, the friends walk away.

Burning an Illusion - Pat presses Del about the two settling down together. Trellick Tower on Golborne Road, Kilburn, London W10. The building was seen in 'Steptoe and Son', 'The Moon Over the Alley' and 'Pressure'.
Burning an Illusion

buanil009. Pat presses Del about the two settling down together. Trellick Tower on Golborne Road, Kilburn, London W10. The building was seen in 'Steptoe and Son', 'The Moon Over the Alley' and 'Pressure'.

buanil009n. Taken from the north end of Golborne Road. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 23-02-2015)

Burning an Illusion - The camera tilts up the block to find Pat's 27th floor flat where Del has moved in. Trellick Tower in North Kensington.
Burning an Illusion

buanil010. The camera tilts up the block to find Pat's 27th floor flat where Del has moved in. Trellick Tower in North Kensington.

buanil010n. SJ also tilting.
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