FILM : Fast Lady, The
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Fast Lady, The 1962 Julie Christie, Stanley Baxter, James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips Buckinghamshire
Director : Ken Annakin   Production Company : Independent Artists  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

In the comedy 'Fast Lady' Stanley Baxter plays a cycling enthusiast involved in a 'road rage' incident when James Robertson Justice forces him off the road, Baxter decides to confront him over the incident whereupon he meets and falls for the beautiful daughter (Julie Christie). To impress her he buys a vintage Bentley 'The Fast Lady' but he must pass his driving test to 'win' her aided by Leslie Philips he fails miserably at his test but has chance to redeem himself in the car chase pursuing bank robbers.

Screen Shots: 000c : 000d : 000e : 001 : 002 : 002a : 002b : 002d : 002e : 003c : 003d : 003e : 004 : 004a : 004b

Mike Garfield, feeling that there was/is some confusion on the location of the above screen shots decided to look into the iMBD statement that they were shot at Beaconsfield Film Studios. Clearly there is a connection between them either as a result of the shop facades or continuity shooting. Read More....

 

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Fast Lady, The - Well, we've just found a whole series of
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fl000. Well, we've just found a whole series of "thens" submitted in August 2010, but as our submission form was not completed these pics were put aside "for a rainy day". However we have lost the original email so can't acknowlege the submitter. If it was you, please let us know. This pic shows a street, probably in Beconsfield. Some four years later Rob Beckwith cannot claim to be the submitter then, but identifies this as The Pinewood Green Estate which was near to the Pinewood Film Studios.

Fast Lady, The - James Robertson Justice's film home. Rob Beckwith identifies this as Huntercombe Manor, Huntercombe Lane South, Taplow, Bucks. Now known as Huntercombe Hospital - Maindenhead a specialist child and young persons hospital.
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fl000a. James Robertson Justice's film home. Rob Beckwith identifies this as Huntercombe Manor, Huntercombe Lane South, Taplow, Bucks. Now known as Huntercombe Hospital - Maindenhead a specialist child and young persons hospital.

Fast Lady, The - JRJ's front gates. As fl000a identified by Rob Beckwith as Hunterscombe Hospital - Maidenhead, Huntercombe Lane South, Taplow, Bucks.
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fl000b. JRJ's front gates. As fl000a identified by Rob Beckwith as Hunterscombe Hospital - Maidenhead, Huntercombe Lane South, Taplow, Bucks.

Fast Lady, The - This really should be 001 minus 3. It shows the shop that Richard Hepworth describes in 001, so must be 7 The Broadway, New Town, Beconsfield. Mike Garfield proposes that this shot and many of those associated with it, are in
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fl000c. This really should be 001 minus 3. It shows the shop that Richard Hepworth describes in 001, so must be 7 The Broadway, New Town, Beconsfield. Mike Garfield proposes that this shot and many of those associated with it, are in "reality", an outdoor Studio set. He has provided evidence to support but we await agreement from the National Film & TV School to reproduce shots from their Website. Silence was their reply, so the support article to this shot and others has had to to be slightly re-written, see the film header. (RL)

Fast Lady, The - .....another view.
However The Broadway doesn't exist in Beaconsfield, or New Beaconsfield. So were we being fooled? Yes, says Mike Garfield, see his article in the film header above. (RL)
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fl000d. .....another view. However The Broadway doesn't exist in Beaconsfield, or New Beaconsfield. So were we being fooled? Yes, says Mike Garfield, see his article in the film header above. (RL)

Fast Lady, The - ...once more, just to make sure.
And this street is used so many times in this film, as was a set in The Small World of Sammy Lee, they used it ad neauseam. But it sure fooled us.
A give away was the reuse of the
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fl000e. ...once more, just to make sure. And this street is used so many times in this film, as was a set in The Small World of Sammy Lee, they used it ad neauseam. But it sure fooled us. A give away was the reuse of the "hotel" at the top of the street in another recently loaded film. See Mike Garfields article in the film header above. (RL)

Fast Lady, The - Al Brown says: My father had a furniture shop, C.L.Brown's at 7 the Broadway, New Town, Beconsfield. This was used as the shop front for the driving school in the film. I remember it, although I would have been 4 at the time. Pic 000c. Note nice fascia, bank and brown lettered fascia. A photo or two would prove the point. Mike Garfield opines that this is a Studio set which he supports in the article that can be read in the film header above. (RL)
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fl001. Al Brown says: My father had a furniture shop, C.L.Brown's at 7 the Broadway, New Town, Beconsfield. This was used as the shop front for the driving school in the film. I remember it, although I would have been 4 at the time. Pic 000c. Note nice fascia, bank and brown lettered fascia. A photo or two would prove the point. Mike Garfield opines that this is a Studio set which he supports in the article that can be read in the film header above. (RL)

Fast Lady, The - The shop with the brown lettered facia appears in 001 as well. But maybe much later as the shadows have moved. Main road and .....Hotel in the distance. A Studio set says Mike Garfield, the small arched window just off centre can be seen in a picture on the modern day Nat. Film & TV School website and his broader evidence can be read in the article in the film header above. (RL)
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fl002. The shop with the brown lettered facia appears in 001 as well. But maybe much later as the shadows have moved. Main road and .....Hotel in the distance. A Studio set says Mike Garfield, the small arched window just off centre can be seen in a picture on the modern day Nat. Film & TV School website and his broader evidence can be read in the article in the film header above. (RL)

Fast Lady, The - This is a reverse POV of 002. Someones? Wells / Wills? Cycle Co Ltd behind JRJ A Studio set as revealed in Mike Garfield's article that can be read in the film header above. (RL)
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fl002a. This is a reverse POV of 002. Someones? Wells / Wills? Cycle Co Ltd behind JRJ A Studio set as revealed in Mike Garfield's article that can be read in the film header above. (RL)

Fast Lady, The - ....and there is the brown facia again, but witout any lettering!!? With ....Hotel, in the distance, behind the pretty girl on the bike. Indeed, but a Studio set as explained by Mike Garfield in his article in the film header above. (RL)
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fl002b. ....and there is the brown facia again, but witout any lettering!!? With ....Hotel, in the distance, behind the pretty girl on the bike. Indeed, but a Studio set as explained by Mike Garfield in his article in the film header above. (RL)

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