Goodbye Mr Chips (1969)

Date: 1969
Director: Herbert Ross
Production Company: APJAC Productions

Stars: Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, Michael Redgrave
Location(s): Dorset, London, Campania (Italy)

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Storyline:

A shy, withdrawn English schoolteacher falls for a flashy showgirl.

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The archaeological dig at Pompeii, Italy. The Teatro Grande, or the big Theatre. That's O'Toole in middle.

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Now grassed over. SJ.

The Teatro Grande.

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Now. SJ.

The Teatro Grande.

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Now. SJ.

The Teatro Grande.

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Now. SJ.

The steps between the Teatro Grande and the Quardiportico dei Teatri, the four entrances to the two theatres.

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Now. SJ.

The Little Theatre, Teatro Picolo.

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Now. SJ.

The Amphitheatre.

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Now. SJ.

The Temple of Jove, Giove hence giovedi in Italian Thursday. Which we all thought of as Thor's day. Depends if you want to descend from the Greeks or the Vikings.

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Now. SJ.

Via del Mercurio, Mercury Street.

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Now. SJ.

Casa del Fauno, Via della Fortuna. House of the Fawn, in Lucky Street. Ok you could say it's the Street of Fortune, but look at the success of Giuseppe Verdi and his music. Do you think it would have happened if he had only been called Joe Greens or even can you imagine Joe Cabbage!

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Now. SJ.

Porto di Ercolano, Via delle Tombe.

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Now. SJ.

Via delle Terme close to the corner of Vicolo di Modesto, Bath Street on the corner of Modest Alley, but what our roving reporter failed to mention was that this is actually the Taverna Fortunata, Lucky Pub? or the Pub of the Lucky.

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Now. SJ.

Via delle Terme close to the corner of Vicolo di Modesto, Bath Street on the corner of Modest Alley, but what our roving reporter failed to mention was that this is actually the Taverna Fortunata, Lucky Pub? or the Pub of the Lucky.

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Now. SJ.

Temple of Nettuno, Neptune, yes where Isadora was doing the Highland fling.

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Now. SJ.

Strand on the Green, Chiswick, London W4.

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The same buildings now. (PW)

Strand on the Green, Chiswick, London W4.

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Now. 59 Strand on the Green. SJ.

Strand on the Green, Chiswick, London W4.

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Now. Next door but not 58, rather 1, The Moorings. SJ.

Pelham Crescent, London, SW7.

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Now. SJ.

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Syon House conservatory.

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Sherborne School, Dorset. The location was seen in 'The Guinea Pig' and 'The Browning Version'.

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Sherborne School, Dorset.

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Sherborne School, Dorset.

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Sherborne School, Dorset.

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Sherborne School, Dorset.

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Sherborne School, Dorset.

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Sherborne School, Dorset.

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Sherborne School, Dorset.

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Sherborne School, Dorset.

It is definitely a railway station, but is it Sherborne?

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Clive Rideout confirms that it is indeed Sherborne and wished that he had been able to use the "cherry picker" for Capture 30. (RL)

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New building added to the platform. With thanks to Andrew Downey.

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And Andrew again.

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Sherborne School again.

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Sherborne School again.

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Sherborne School again.

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Sherborne School again.

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Sherborne School again.

Sherborne School with a view through the main gate.

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Missed the gate but a fine effort from our Dorset representative Andrew.

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The Masters House at Sherborne School.

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The Masters House at Sherborne School.

Staircase at Sherborne School.

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Andrew Downey at work here.

Sherborne School again.

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And again.

Running through the school grounds to the main gate.

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On a roll now.

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Clive found that there had been very little change. (RL)

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Andrew again but you missed one out.

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An excellent match. Look at the building on the right.

Sherborne Village.

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The village. Andrew Downey.

Sherborne Village again.

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Fortunately for Clive it was market day once more. (RL)

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Pan shot around the school.

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As Clive points out, a few more cars but none made in the UK. (RL)

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Great Hall. Harry Potters School? Sherborne School. O'Toole was in that film as well.