FILM : Day to Remember, A
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Day to Remember, A 1953 Stanley Holloway, Joan Rice, Odile Versois, Donald Sinden, James Hayter, Harry Fowler, Bill Owen London, Pas-de-Calais (France)
Director : Ralph Thomas   Production Company : J. Arthur Rank Organisation, Betty E. Box Productions  Region : LONDON C-D,FRANCE

Memories, romance, smuggling and drinking are on the agenda when the darts team from a London public house take a day trip across the Channel.

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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Day to Remember, A - The evening before their day trip to France, members of the Hand & Flower darts team meet for a drink. Looking along Gloucester Terrace in W2 with the spire of the since demolished Holy Trinity church in the right distance.
Day to Remember, A

dayre001. The evening before their day trip to France, members of the Hand & Flower darts team meet for a drink. Looking along Gloucester Terrace in W2 with the spire of the since demolished Holy Trinity church in the right distance.

dayre001n. At least the terrace remains. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-10-2017)

Day to Remember, A - Stan Harvey (Harry Fowler) meets with his Accomplice (Harold Lang) who gives him a specially constructed dartboard. Outside the Gloucester Arms public house at the corner of Gloucester Terrace and Ranelagh Bridge.
Day to Remember, A

dayre002. Stan Harvey (Harry Fowler) meets with his Accomplice (Harold Lang) who gives him a specially constructed dartboard. Outside the Gloucester Arms public house at the corner of Gloucester Terrace and Ranelagh Bridge.

dayre002n. No welcoming doorway to the pub now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-10-2017)

Day to Remember, A - Jim Carver (Donald Sinden) and Joan Rice (Vera Mitchell) say goodnight to Stan. The Gloucester Arms was demolished when alterations were made to the approach to Ranelagh Bridge when Westway constructed in the late 1960s.
Day to Remember, A

dayre003. Jim Carver (Donald Sinden) and Joan Rice (Vera Mitchell) say goodnight to Stan. The Gloucester Arms was demolished when alterations were made to the approach to Ranelagh Bridge when Westway constructed in the late 1960s.

dayre003n. A vacant plot at the same redesigned corner. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-10-2017)

Day to Remember, A - With their relationship on the rocks, Jim and Joan walk together before parting for the evening.
Day to Remember, A

dayre004. With their relationship on the rocks, Jim and Joan walk together before parting for the evening.

dayre004n. Facing south on Lord Hills Bridge in W2. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-10-2017)

Day to Remember, A - Next morning, the day-trippers gather at Victoria station. Victoria Station in SW1.
Day to Remember, A

dayre005. Next morning, the day-trippers gather at Victoria station. Victoria Station in SW1.

Day to Remember, A - The Boat Train carries the day trippers to the coast. Jonathan Horswell advises that this shows a ‘King Arthur’ N15 Class 4-6-0 passing Esher in Surrey with an express and adds that
Day to Remember, A

dayre006. The Boat Train carries the day trippers to the coast. Jonathan Horswell advises that this shows a ‘King Arthur’ N15 Class 4-6-0 passing Esher in Surrey with an express and adds that "This erroneous depiction of a French boat train is a stock shot that first appeared in the 1950 movie 'Chance of a Lifetime'.

Day to Remember, A - With the Hand & Flower's darts team on board, TS Dinard sails for France. Looking back at Dover from the English Channel.
Day to Remember, A

dayre007. With the Hand & Flower's darts team on board, TS Dinard sails for France. Looking back at Dover from the English Channel.

Day to Remember, A - Passengers line the deck as the ferry approaches the French port. The port of Boulogne-sur-Mer in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The location is seen in 'The Scapegoat' and 'Mr. Nice'.
Day to Remember, A

dayre008. Passengers line the deck as the ferry approaches the French port. The port of Boulogne-sur-Mer in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The location is seen in 'The Scapegoat' and 'Mr. Nice'.

Day to Remember, A - TS Dinard maneuvers to dock. The port of Boulogne-sur-Mer. The vessel was launched in 1924 and was scrapped in 1973 after being sold and serving in Åland from 1958.
Day to Remember, A

dayre009. TS Dinard maneuvers to dock. The port of Boulogne-sur-Mer. The vessel was launched in 1924 and was scrapped in 1973 after being sold and serving in Åland from 1958.

Day to Remember, A - The gangway is placed in position. The port of Boulogne-sur-Mer with the spiral roadways of the car loading area in the background.
Day to Remember, A

dayre010. The gangway is placed in position. The port of Boulogne-sur-Mer with the spiral roadways of the car loading area in the background.

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