FILM : Playbirds, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Playbirds, The 1978 Mary Millington, Alan Lake, Glynn Edwards, Gavin Campbell, Dudley Sutton, Kenny Lynch London, Suffolk
Director : Willy Roe   Production Company : Roldvale  Region : LONDON O-Q,MIDLANDS

Two detectives are drawn into the world of pornography while investigating the murder of several models.

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The Playbirds

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Playbirds, The - The wealthy Harry Dougan heads to Newmarket. The junction of the A1304, formerly the A11, and Hamilton Road on the outskirts of Newmarket in Suffolk.
Playbirds, The

playb001. The wealthy Harry Dougan heads to Newmarket. The junction of the A1304, formerly the A11, and Hamilton Road on the outskirts of Newmarket in Suffolk.

playb001n. Now with a statue of The Queen, unveiled on 3rd November 2016, to celebrate her special relationship with Newmarket. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 21-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - The red Rolls Royce turns onto the main road. Looking north-eastward towards High Street and the Cooper Memorial Fountain with Birdcage Walk in the left background.
Playbirds, The

playb002. The red Rolls Royce turns onto the main road. Looking north-eastward towards High Street and the Cooper Memorial Fountain with Birdcage Walk in the left background.

playb002n. Viewed from Barbara Stradbroke Avenue. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 21-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - At the stables, the top shelf magazine owner agrees to buy a new horse for £40,000 and names him Mr. Playbird.
Playbirds, The

playb003. At the stables, the top shelf magazine owner agrees to buy a new horse for £40,000 and names him Mr. Playbird.

Playbirds, The - Shots of late 1970s Soho are seen during the titles. The Exciting Cinema Club once resided at 18 Greek Street W1.
Playbirds, The

playb004. Shots of late 1970s Soho are seen during the titles. The Exciting Cinema Club once resided at 18 Greek Street W1.

playb004n. This is a shot from the mid 2010s. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - Centerfold model Doreen Hamilton (Pat Astley) makes her way home from a photoshoot. Founded by Peter Cook and Nicholas Luard, The Establishment club also occupied the building between 1961 and 1964.
Playbirds, The

playb005. Centerfold model Doreen Hamilton (Pat Astley) makes her way home from a photoshoot. Founded by Peter Cook and Nicholas Luard, The Establishment club also occupied the building between 1961 and 1964.

playb005n. Currently a restaurant. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - Elsewhere in Soho, Hern (Dudley Sutton) walks around carrying his sandwich board. Brewer Street W1.
Playbirds, The

playb006. Elsewhere in Soho, Hern (Dudley Sutton) walks around carrying his sandwich board. Brewer Street W1.

playb006n. The still trading Lina Stores are at the corner of Green’s Court to the left. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - Moving on, the film cuts to a sign reading SAUNA.
Playbirds, The

playb007. Moving on, the film cuts to a sign reading SAUNA.

playb007n. No signs this high on the building now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - The shot tilts down to reveal D’Arblay Street W1 with St. Giles House on Poland Street forming the background.
Playbirds, The

playb008. The shot tilts down to reveal D’Arblay Street W1 with St. Giles House on Poland Street forming the background.

playb008n. Modern signs advertise that the street is now more upmarket. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - Doreen walks along D’Arblay Street. A similar view was seen in ‘Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door’.
Playbirds, The

playb009. Doreen walks along D’Arblay Street. A similar view was seen in ‘Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door’.

playb009n. This is facing west from Berwick Street. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

Playbirds, The - Sergeant Lucy Sheridan (Mary Millington) patrols a street full of seedy clubs, shops and cinemas.
Playbirds, The

playb010. Sergeant Lucy Sheridan (Mary Millington) patrols a street full of seedy clubs, shops and cinemas.

playb010n. Wardour Street W1 with the entrance of Gerrard Street to the left. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-03-2017)

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