FILM : Oh! What a Lovely War
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Oh! What a Lovely War 1969 Dirk Bogarde, John Gielgud, John Mills, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Jack Hawkins, Corin Redgrave, Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Maggie Smith, Ian Holm, Paul Shelley, Malcolm McFee, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Nanette Newman, Edward Fox, Susannah York, John Clements, Phyllis Calvert, Maurice Roëves East Sussex, Kent, West Sussex
Director : Richard Attenborough   Production Company : Accord Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST M-Q

A film about the First World War based on the stage musical of the same name.

Screen captures by John Tunstill and Phil Wilkinson

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON - JUST CLICK THE LINK BELOW

Oh! What a Lovely War: The Special Collector's Edition [DVD] [1969]

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Oh! What a Lovely War - It's the year 1914 - on the beach at Brighton with the Palace Pier in the background.
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw001. It's the year 1914 - on the beach at Brighton with the Palace Pier in the background.

owlw001n. Not quite so busy on a grey day without paid extras. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-08-2015)

Oh! What a Lovely War - The start of the war and a band of soldiers come marching by. Looking up at Marine Parade from Madeira Drive, Brighton.
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw002. The start of the war and a band of soldiers come marching by. Looking up at Marine Parade from Madeira Drive, Brighton.

owlw002n. The Volk's Electric Railway in the foreground. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-08-2015)

Oh! What a Lovely War - Looking up at The Collonade between Marine Parade and Madeira Drive, Brighton.
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw002a. Looking up at The Collonade between Marine Parade and Madeira Drive, Brighton.

owlw002an. No longer accessible. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-08-2015)

Oh! What a Lovely War - Members of the Smith family run down from the Collonade onto Madeira Drive to see the band, Brighton.
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw002b. Members of the Smith family run down from the Collonade onto Madeira Drive to see the band, Brighton.

owlw002bn. The only possible angle with no possible access. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-08-2015)

Oh! What a Lovely War - Crowds begin to gather and follow the band.
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw003. Crowds begin to gather and follow the band.

owlw003n. The sad state of glories past. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-08-2015)

Oh! What a Lovely War - The band heads for the West Pier . . . . . .
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw003a. The band heads for the West Pier . . . . . .

owlw003an. The Footguards band, in lead-alloy, 54mm and made in Lambeth in the 1970's. More soldiers, medals and militaria on www.soldierssoldiers.com
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2012)

Oh! What a Lovely War - The now destroyed West Pier on King's Road, Brighton, East Sussex.
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw004. The now destroyed West Pier on King's Road, Brighton, East Sussex.

Oh! What a Lovely War - Flo Smith (Angela Thorne) arrives on the Pier.
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw005. Flo Smith (Angela Thorne) arrives on the Pier.

owlw005n. Now viewed from the pod of the British Airways i360 (with some reflection on the glass). SD
(Modern Photo Added: 10-03-2017)

Oh! What a Lovely War - The Smith family including Grandpa (John Rae) and Mary (Mary Wimbush).
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw005a. The Smith family including Grandpa (John Rae) and Mary (Mary Wimbush).

Oh! What a Lovely War - A Corporal (Ron Pember) arrives on the platform at Brighton Station, East Sussex.
Oh! What a Lovely War

owlw006. A Corporal (Ron Pember) arrives on the platform at Brighton Station, East Sussex.

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