Documenting the ‘then’ and ‘now’ of movie locations worldwide.

ReelStreets is the study of commercially distributed world cinema and TV films with outside, recognisable, built-up locations and the changes that time, war or development may have occasioned. We are looking for location identifications, information, snippets, anecdotes or references. We will mention anyone who helps and give full credit for all location shots or information received and similarly, for any Google, Bing or third party shot sent in, in support of a previously unidentified location.

Can you help? – Currently there are 1921 films listed on the site featuring 49118 original screen captures with 23102 comparison shots and this is growing daily. If you have any information, read here to find out how you can get involved.

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The Spring’s Meeting is being held around Little Venice and Maida Vale in London W9 on Thursday 19th April. There are four public houses within easy walking distance of each other. We are proposing to meet in the Warwick Castle on Warwick Place at 4pm. The pub is a short walk from Warwick Road Underground station…

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Newcastle on Film and Television – NEW Book

Chris Phipps has drawn our attention to his recently published book Forget Carter: Newcastle on Film and Television Newcastle and the region is frequently associated with TV and Film icons such as Get Carter, Byker Grove, The Tube and Our Friends in the North. However, how many know where Ralph Richardson stole money from in 1939?…

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Film: Some People (1962) – Public Showing

The Universities of Bristol and East Anglia have organised a Public screening and a subsequent Panel Discussion of Director Clive Donner’s film Some People (1962) at the Watershed, Harbourside, Bristol on Saturday 24th March at 13.00. Filmed in Eastmancolor it was shot entirely on location in Bristol with a soundtrack that promoted local musicians and…

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