Just Like a Woman (1967)

Date: 1967
Director: Robert Fuest
Production Company: Dormar Productions Limited

Stars: Wendy Craig, Francis Matthews, John Wood, Dennis Price, Peter Jones, Miriam Karlin, Clive Dunn, Ray Barrett
Location(s): London, Middlesex, Surrey

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Storyline:

After leaving her partner following a row, a woman sets out to build her own home.

Additional Information:

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

 

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John Martin (John Wood) collects Scilla Alexander (Wendy Craig) from outside the house after an argument with her partner Lewis. Mary French advises that the house, together with some other screen captures are situated in Templemere, a private estate on Oatlands Drive between Weybridge and Walton on Thames. (RL)

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In the city, John pulls up outside the house where he has a flat. Likely to be somewhere in Notting Hill as following scenes are also shot in the area.

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The two enter the building where Scilla is shown to a dingy room without a bathroom.

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Through the bedsit window, Scilla spots a pubic convenience. Bevington Road in London W10. The location is also seen in ‘Slade in Flame’, ‘Notting Hill’ and ‘The Squeeze’.

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John comes to the rescue when Scilla gets trapped in one of the cubicles. The Ladies convenience on Bevington Road in Notting Hill.

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Bemused Policemen look on as the two leave the Ladies. Looking across Golborne Road to properties on Portobello Road from Bevington Road W10.

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To collect some of her belongings, Scilla drives back home in John’s BMW. As provided by Mary in Capture 1, Templemere, a private estate on Oatlands Drive between Weybridge and Walton on Thames. (RL)

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Longing for a few home comforts, Scilla gets out of the car. As provided by Mary in Capture 1, Templemere, a private estate on Oatlands Drive between Weybridge and Walton on Thames. (RL)

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While Scilla takes a bath, Lewis McKenzie (Francis Matthews) arrives back home . . . . with a woman. As provided by Mary in Capture 1, Templemere, a private estate on Oatlands Drive between Weybridge and Walton on Thames. (RL)

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Getting out of the car, Lewis and his Girlfriend (Juliet Harmer) head towards the house. As provided by Mary in Capture 1, Templemere, a private estate on Oatlands Drive between Weybridge and Walton on Thames. (RL)

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After she buys a plot of land, John takes Scilla to see eccentric architect Graff von Fischer. The entrance of the Metropolitan Water Board works on Sunbury Way, Hanworth, Middlesex with Kempton Water Treatment Works on Snakey Lane in the distance, which were also seen in ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’.

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On the roof of the building von Fischer's Workmen (including Johnny Vyvyan and John Louis Mansi) wait for action like wartime air force pilots.

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When bells and klaxons sound, the Workmen rush down from the roof and head to their machines. The Metropolitan Water Board works on Sunbury Way, Hanworth near Feltham.

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While one of the Men gets into the driving seat of von Fischer's car, the others climb into Messerschmitt KRs.

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With surveying equipment loaded into the car, Graff von Fischer (Clive Dunn) signals to his Men. In front of the Metropolitan Water Board works on Sunbury Way, a location now overshadowed by the A316 Country Way.

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The convoy heads for Scilla's plot of land. Walton Lane on Desborough Island in Surrey with Water Works buildings in the background.

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The camera follows the vehicles as von Fischer peers through his binoculars. Desborough Island.

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Following his men in their Messerschmitts, Graff von Fischer crosses a bridge as they near the field to be surveyed. This is No.1 bridge carrying Walton Lane over the Desborough Channel to Desborough Island. The location is also seen in 'The Scarlet Web'.

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Scilla parts company with her Friend (Angela Browne) and goes into a showroom to choose a bath for her new home.