FILM : Wonderful Life
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Wonderful Life 1964 Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Melvyn Hayes, Richard O'Sullivan, The Shadows Canary Islands (Spain), London
Director : Sidney J. Furie   Production Company : Elstree, Ivy Productions, Associated British Pictures  Region : LONDON T-Z,SPAIN

Members of the crew on a cruise liner are set adrift and find themselves in the Canary Islands where they make a movie after getting jobs on a film set.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as Swingers' Paradise (US Title)

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Wonderful Life [DVD]

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Wonderful Life - After being set adrift Johnny (Cliff Richard) and his shipmates arrive in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.
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woli001. After being set adrift Johnny (Cliff Richard) and his shipmates arrive in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.

Wonderful Life - The crew follow Jenny Taylor (Susan Hampshire) through the harbour. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
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woli002. The crew follow Jenny Taylor (Susan Hampshire) through the harbour. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Wonderful Life - Following Jenny through Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Unidentified location.
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woli003. Following Jenny through Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Unidentified location.

Wonderful Life - Jenny climbs aboard a camel.  Unknown location.
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woli004. Jenny climbs aboard a camel. Unknown location.

Wonderful Life - Johnny with Jerry (Melvyn Hayes), Edward (Richard O'Sullivan) and The Shadows search for Jenny.  Unidentified location.
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woli005. Johnny with Jerry (Melvyn Hayes), Edward (Richard O'Sullivan) and The Shadows search for Jenny. Unidentified location.

Wonderful Life - Unknown location in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
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woli006. Unknown location in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Wonderful Life - The boys think that they have sighted Jenny. Unidentified location.
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woli007. The boys think that they have sighted Jenny. Unidentified location.

Wonderful Life - During the mirage sequence Johnny, Jerry and Edward halucinate that they are back home.  The River Thames, London with Battersea power station in the background.
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woli008. During the mirage sequence Johnny, Jerry and Edward halucinate that they are back home. The River Thames, London with Battersea power station in the background.

woli008n. Taken from from Vauxhall Bridge, Peter recreates a similar view.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-02-2017)

Wonderful Life - Johnny, Jerry and Edward sing and dance their way down the Thames.
Wonderful Life

woli009. Johnny, Jerry and Edward sing and dance their way down the Thames.

woli009n. No, that's not the same boat. Peter took this from Blackfriars Bridge.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-12-2015)

Wonderful Life - There are no excuses for the dis-continuity of locations in this section . . . . . maybe no one noticed in 1964.  The Thames, London.
Wonderful Life

woli010. There are no excuses for the dis-continuity of locations in this section . . . . . maybe no one noticed in 1964. The Thames, London.

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