FILM : Nearest and Dearest
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Nearest and Dearest 1972 Hylda Baker, Jimmy Jewel, Joe Gladwin, Edward Malin, Madge Hindle Buckinghamshire, Essex, Lancashire
Director : John Robins   Production Company : Granada Special Comedy, Hammer Films  Region : SOUTH EAST M-Q,NORTH

A feuding brother and sister take their annual summer break away from the ailing pickle factory that they have inherited.

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Nearest and Dearest - This TV sitcom spinoff opens with a view of the Pledge's Purer Pickles factory in Colne, where Nellie Pledge struggles to run the firm whilst her ailing Father lies in his deathbed upstairs.
Nearest and Dearest

neade001. This TV sitcom spinoff opens with a view of the Pledge's Purer Pickles factory in Colne, where Nellie Pledge struggles to run the firm whilst her ailing Father lies in his deathbed upstairs.

Nearest and Dearest - As the titles roll we see a flash forward of Eli Pledge (Jimmy Jewel) on the beach at Blackpool. Err . . . it’s actually Southend in Essex.
Nearest and Dearest

neade002. As the titles roll we see a flash forward of Eli Pledge (Jimmy Jewel) on the beach at Blackpool. Err . . . it’s actually Southend in Essex.

Nearest and Dearest - Back up north, supposedly, a bus approaches a stop near the pickle factory. The bus once belonged to the Rhondda Transport Company Ltd. Aaron Gray advises that the pickle factory's surrounding streets are in Slough and this is Alpha Street South. (RL)
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neade003. Back up north, supposedly, a bus approaches a stop near the pickle factory. The bus once belonged to the Rhondda Transport Company Ltd. Aaron Gray advises that the pickle factory's surrounding streets are in Slough and this is Alpha Street South. (RL)

Nearest and Dearest - After dropping a package whilst alighting from the bus, Nellie Pledge (Hylda Baker) heads home. Here Nellie is walking into Grove Close from Alpha Street South, South says Aaron Gray. (RL)
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neade004. After dropping a package whilst alighting from the bus, Nellie Pledge (Hylda Baker) heads home. Here Nellie is walking into Grove Close from Alpha Street South, South says Aaron Gray. (RL)

Nearest and Dearest - A Man (Norman Chappell) follows, trying to attract Nellie’s attention after picking up the dropped package. Grove Close, Slough says Aaron Gray (RL)
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neade005. A Man (Norman Chappell) follows, trying to attract Nellie’s attention after picking up the dropped package. Grove Close, Slough says Aaron Gray (RL)

Nearest and Dearest - Ignoring the shouts, Nellie speeds up to get away from her pursuer. Aaron further advises that the pickle factory was at the end of the Close but St Laurence Way was built through the site in the mid 1970's (RL)
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neade006. Ignoring the shouts, Nellie speeds up to get away from her pursuer. Aaron further advises that the pickle factory was at the end of the Close but St Laurence Way was built through the site in the mid 1970's (RL)

Nearest and Dearest - Determined, the Man keeps up with Nellie. See neade006.
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neade007. Determined, the Man keeps up with Nellie. See neade006.

Nearest and Dearest - Nellie Pledge reaches the door and lets herself inside before the misunderstanding is resolved and the package returned. See neade006.
Nearest and Dearest

neade008. Nellie Pledge reaches the door and lets herself inside before the misunderstanding is resolved and the package returned. See neade006.

Nearest and Dearest - Missing for fifteen years, Nellie's brother Eli fetches fish and chips before his date Freda (Pat Ashton) reads in the newspaper wrapping that he must return home to Colne as his father is at death’s door.
Nearest and Dearest

neade009. Missing for fifteen years, Nellie's brother Eli fetches fish and chips before his date Freda (Pat Ashton) reads in the newspaper wrapping that he must return home to Colne as his father is at death’s door.

Nearest and Dearest - At Joshua Pledge’s funeral, Lily and Walter Tattersall (Madge Hindle and Edward Malin) arrive at the graveside. Neil Rigby places this as St Mary the Virgin, Farnham Royal as seen in 027 based on the tower of St. Anthony's across the field. (RL)
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neade010. At Joshua Pledge’s funeral, Lily and Walter Tattersall (Madge Hindle and Edward Malin) arrive at the graveside. Neil Rigby places this as St Mary the Virgin, Farnham Royal as seen in 027 based on the tower of St. Anthony's across the field. (RL)

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