FILM : Blue Parrot, The
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Blue Parrot, The 1953 Dermot Walsh, Jacqueline Hill, Ballard Berkeley, June Ashley, Richard Pearson, Ferdy Mayne, Victor Lucas, Edwin Richfield, John Le Mesurier London
Director : John Harlow   Production Company : Association of Cinema Technicians (A.C.T.)  Region : LONDON A-B

A London Soho nightclub is the focus for an undercover investigation into the murder of a small-time crook.

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The Blue Parrot / Burnt Evidence [DVD]

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Blue Parrot, The - Some way into the film, a pawnbroker’s sign is seen before the camera tilts down. This is Tottenham Court Road in London W1. Identified by Richard Lovejoy.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa001. Some way into the film, a pawnbroker’s sign is seen before the camera tilts down. This is Tottenham Court Road in London W1. Identified by Richard Lovejoy.

blupa001n. Most definitely redeveloped. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-03-2014)

Blue Parrot, The - Taps Campelli (Edwin Richfield) visits the shop to pawn murder victim ‘Rocks’ Owen’s valuable pen. Richard advises that Sidney Smith, Pawnbroker, was at 23 Tottenham Court Road with W. Loftus (Bar Fitters) at number 24.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa002. Taps Campelli (Edwin Richfield) visits the shop to pawn murder victim ‘Rocks’ Owen’s valuable pen. Richard advises that Sidney Smith, Pawnbroker, was at 23 Tottenham Court Road with W. Loftus (Bar Fitters) at number 24.

blupa002n. Now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-03-2014)

Blue Parrot, The - An establishing shot. The gateway to the old New Scotland Yard on Derby Gate from Victoria Embankment, London SW1.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa003. An establishing shot. The gateway to the old New Scotland Yard on Derby Gate from Victoria Embankment, London SW1.

blupa003n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 03-04-2014)

Blue Parrot, The - The camera pans and tilts up to reveal more of the building. Victoria Embankment.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa004. The camera pans and tilts up to reveal more of the building. Victoria Embankment.

blupa004n. Early spring avoids the leaves for location shooting. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 03-04-2014)

Blue Parrot, The - Detective Quincey (Richard Pearson) heads out on his investigation. Greek Street in Soho W1 with the corner of Bateman Street to the left located by Richard Lovejoy.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa005. Detective Quincey (Richard Pearson) heads out on his investigation. Greek Street in Soho W1 with the corner of Bateman Street to the left located by Richard Lovejoy.

blupa005n. The ironwork remains much the same.(RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-03-2014)

Blue Parrot, The - Greek Street W1 with Quincey standing outside a horse butchers. Now you don't see many of those in Britain these days.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa006. Greek Street W1 with Quincey standing outside a horse butchers. Now you don't see many of those in Britain these days.

blupa006n. And now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-03-2014)

Blue Parrot, The - Another bit of 1959s Greek Street in London's Soho.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa007. Another bit of 1959s Greek Street in London's Soho.

blupa007n. The drain pipes and vents remain.(RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-03-2014)

Blue Parrot, The - Detective Quincey makes enquiries and is directed away from the street. Richard identifies Greek Street once again.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa008. Detective Quincey makes enquiries and is directed away from the street. Richard identifies Greek Street once again.

blupa008n. Was it as colourful then? (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-03-2014)

Blue Parrot, The - Stephens (Ferdy Mayne) and girlfriend Gloria (June Ashley) outside the Blue Parrot, a shady Soho nightclub. A fairly obvious studio set.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa009. Stephens (Ferdy Mayne) and girlfriend Gloria (June Ashley) outside the Blue Parrot, a shady Soho nightclub. A fairly obvious studio set.

Blue Parrot, The - American detective Bob Herrick meets with undercover policewoman Maureen Maguire. Peter Messias has finally cracked it for us, Serpentine Pavilion, Hyde Park, an art gallery since 1970 but prior to that, tearooms, case solved.
Blue Parrot, The

blupa010. American detective Bob Herrick meets with undercover policewoman Maureen Maguire. Peter Messias has finally cracked it for us, Serpentine Pavilion, Hyde Park, an art gallery since 1970 but prior to that, tearooms, case solved.

blupa010n. And Peter provides the proof adding that he could not get further back because of the giant box type artwork, which is also a coffee shop.
(Modern Photo Added: 03-09-2016)

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