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by matheson
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: The Boy and the Bridge (1959) - Film locations
Replies: 8
Views: 4333

Re: The Boy and the Bridge (1959) - Film locations

Hello nutty boy pat, Glad to hear that you located the film and enjoyed it. You may have noticed in the film that the boy passes an outdoor food truck or trailer called 'BARNEYS'. Any idea where that could have been? The boy also has a scene by 'A.L. Harris & Sons Ltd'. They had two addresses, 3...
by matheson
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: The Boy and the Bridge (1959) - Film locations
Replies: 8
Views: 4333

Re: The Boy and the Bridge (1959) - Film locations

First of all many thanks to Nutty Boy Pat for finding the location. I viewed this film on the BFI (British Film Institute) iplayer. It cost £2.50 but was money well spent for the great locations shown in the film. I've been told that they have a viewing area somewhere, in SE1 I believe, where you ca...
by matheson
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: The Boy and the Bridge (1959) - Film locations
Replies: 8
Views: 4333

Re: The Boy and the Bridge (1959) - Film locations

Yes, the market may not be real but the location is real. The unreadable road junction sign in one shot is real and the buildings behind the stall holder in another shot are clearly real buildings. This location existed and perhaps some elements of it still exist. Those are some substantial building...
by matheson
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: The Boy and the Bridge (1959) - Film locations
Replies: 8
Views: 4333

The Boy and the Bridge (1959) - Film locations

I recently saw the film 'The Boy and the Bridge' (1959) which contains numerous location shots in SE1 and a few in SE16. But this scene, perhaps at a real street market, I cannot place and wonder if anyone knows it?
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