FILM : Go to Blazes
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Go to Blazes 1962 Dave King, Robert Morley, Daniel Massey, Norman Rossington, Dennis Price, Coral Browne Hertfordshire, London
Director : Michael Truman   Production Company : Associated British Picture Corporation   Region : LONDON E-G,SOUTH EAST E-L

Three incompetent criminals steal an ancient fire engine as a getaway vehicle.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Go to Blazes - Alfie and Bernard drive in circles to kill time. Passing the car dealership of Stewart & Ardern in the South East of Berkely Square.
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gotobl051. Alfie and Bernard drive in circles to kill time. Passing the car dealership of Stewart & Ardern in the South East of Berkely Square.

gotobl051n. The statue was sited in the square in 1937 but was rotated 180 degrees in 1994. Stewart & Arden were located at the S-E corner of Berkely Square. Information and picture from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 01-01-2014)

Go to Blazes - Berkeley Square facing Fitzmaurice Place.  The building on the left, with Moyses Stevens florist on the ground floor, has since been demolished and replaced.
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gotobl052. Berkeley Square facing Fitzmaurice Place. The building on the left, with Moyses Stevens florist on the ground floor, has since been demolished and replaced.

gotobl052n. The same location now from Peter with vans taking up the parking spaces instead of cars.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-09-2013)

Go to Blazes - The two criminals continue driving around the streets of Mayfair, London W1.
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gotobl053. The two criminals continue driving around the streets of Mayfair, London W1.

gotobl053n. Hay Hill looking towards Grafton Street by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-09-2013)

Go to Blazes - The time of the robbery nears and Alfie heads to the bank. Berkeley Street looking into Berkeley Square with the corner of Bruton Lane to the right.
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gotobl054. The time of the robbery nears and Alfie heads to the bank. Berkeley Street looking into Berkeley Square with the corner of Bruton Lane to the right.

gotobl054n. The same corner in this comparison shot from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-09-2013)

Go to Blazes - A Man (Derek Nimmo) runs into the road and stops the engine, demanding that the 'firemen' come to pump water from his flooded home. This appears to match Norfolk Crescent facing Cambridge Square before redevelopment.
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gotobl055. A Man (Derek Nimmo) runs into the road and stops the engine, demanding that the 'firemen' come to pump water from his flooded home. This appears to match Norfolk Crescent facing Cambridge Square before redevelopment.

Go to Blazes - When the gang hesitate to assist, the Man tells them that he will report them to some passing policemen. Southwick Street looking towards the crossroads with Sussex Gardens in W2. The area has been redeveloped but buildings in the distant background still stand on Star Street.
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gotobl056. When the gang hesitate to assist, the Man tells them that he will report them to some passing policemen. Southwick Street looking towards the crossroads with Sussex Gardens in W2. The area has been redeveloped but buildings in the distant background still stand on Star Street.

gotobl056n. Peter captured the area with this image taken from further along Southwick Street but showing the type of architecture that once stood on the redeveloped portion.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-09-2013)

Go to Blazes - The fake firemen arrive at the man's flooded home and the robbery doesn't take place. A studio set included for completeness.
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gotobl057. The fake firemen arrive at the man's flooded home and the robbery doesn't take place. A studio set included for completeness.

Go to Blazes - Two Gentlemen (Kynaston Reeves and Ronald Cardew) discuss the general lowering of standards in the world. Bill Rice tells us that this is looking towards King's Road along Royal Avenue from St. Leonard's Terrace in SW3.
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gotobl058. Two Gentlemen (Kynaston Reeves and Ronald Cardew) discuss the general lowering of standards in the world. Bill Rice tells us that this is looking towards King's Road along Royal Avenue from St. Leonard's Terrace in SW3.

Go to Blazes - The fire engine is driven past with hoses trailing, proving the gentlemen's point.
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gotobl059. The fire engine is driven past with hoses trailing, proving the gentlemen's point.

Go to Blazes - The despondent gang realise that they need to be trained as firemen if they are to be successful. Looking south eastwards on High Street, Watford. Gade house now occupies the site of the Fire Station.
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gotobl060. The despondent gang realise that they need to be trained as firemen if they are to be successful. Looking south eastwards on High Street, Watford. Gade house now occupies the site of the Fire Station.

gotobl060n. From a similar angle now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-02-2015)

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