FILM : Challenge, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Challenge, The 1960 Jayne Mansfield, Anthony Quayle, Carl Möhner Hampshire, London, Middlesex
Director : John Gilling   Production Company : Alexandra  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

After serving time for robbery, a gang member's son is held to ransom when he recovers the stolen loot.

Screen captures uploaded by John Tunstill.

Also known as 'It Takes a Thief' (US Title)

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The Challenge DVD [1960]

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Challenge, The - Flats, appartments.
Challenge, The

itat011. Flats, appartments.

itat011n. Grove End Road at the junction Finchley Road, London NW8 but no "getta way cars" today. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-01-2017)

Challenge, The - The gang escape after the
Challenge, The

itat011a. The gang escape after the "suburban" bank robbery. A305, Richmond Road at the junction with Beaufort Road, Twickenham TW1. (RL)

itat011an. The corner shop is now a residence. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Challenge, The - Yes, you got it, and so did I, for once. The Scrubs.
Challenge, The

itat012. Yes, you got it, and so did I, for once. The Scrubs.

itat012n. Not quite the right angle until someone has cause to visit or revisit. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-01-2015)

Challenge, The - Interesting long low building at the back. The road is Brook Road South and low building is one of the stands of Brentford FC's ground.
Challenge, The

itat013. Interesting long low building at the back. The road is Brook Road South and low building is one of the stands of Brentford FC's ground.

itat013n. Re-developed B.F.C. ground, also seen in The Rainbow Jacket. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-01-2017)

Challenge, The - Blank wall, pub? on the right and note the fence on the left. The pub is The Royal Oak which still stands on New Road in Brentford, Middlesex and this is the corner of Brook Lane North and New Road.
Challenge, The

itat014. Blank wall, pub? on the right and note the fence on the left. The pub is The Royal Oak which still stands on New Road in Brentford, Middlesex and this is the corner of Brook Lane North and New Road.

itat014n. Parked cars dictated a slightly closer shot. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-01-2017)

Challenge, The - Same pub, and the blank wall has the sign, something Lane North. The location was also seen in 'The Rainbow Jacket' and is at the junction of Brook Lane North, Brook Road South, Hamilton Road and New Road in Brentford. Behind the Royal Oak public house stands Brentford FC's ground.
Challenge, The

itat015. Same pub, and the blank wall has the sign, something Lane North. The location was also seen in 'The Rainbow Jacket' and is at the junction of Brook Lane North, Brook Road South, Hamilton Road and New Road in Brentford. Behind the Royal Oak public house stands Brentford FC's ground.

itat015n. One of Brentford F.C's floodlights can be seen far left. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-01-2017)

Challenge, The - A school.Neil Rigby identifies this as what is now St. Paul's C of E Primary School, St Paul's Road, Brentford TW80NB. (RL)
Challenge, The

itat016. A school.Neil Rigby identifies this as what is now St. Paul's C of E Primary School, St Paul's Road, Brentford TW80NB. (RL)

itat016n. The new school fence rather dictates the comparative angle. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-01-2017)

Challenge, The - ......of which this is another view.
Challenge, The

itat017. ......of which this is another view.

itat017n. There is no free access area in that position now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-01-2017)

Challenge, The - .......and around the side.
Challenge, The

itat018. .......and around the side.

Challenge, The - West London? The building on the right has Police Station carved into the fascia...
Challenge, The

itat019. West London? The building on the right has Police Station carved into the fascia..."This is Paddington Police Station looking towards Bishop's Bridge Road. Compare the wall and buildings in the distance to The Blue Lamp 096" Thank you, Martin Green (SJ)

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