FILM : Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)
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Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) 1958 Christopher Warbey, Ali Allen, Mandy Harper, Frazer Hines, Richard Molinas, Robin Ford, Charles Lamb, Wilfrid Brambell London
Director : John Krish   Production Company : World Wide  Region : LONDON R-S

When they break a saw whilst building a rabbit hutch, a group of children do odd jobs to earn money for a replacement.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Children's Film Foundation Collection: London Tales (The Salvage Gang | Operation Third Form | Night Ferry)(DVD)

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Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - When Pat's Dad's saw gets blunted, Kim and his pals set out to earn some money to buy a replacement.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga001. When Pat's Dad's saw gets blunted, Kim and his pals set out to earn some money to buy a replacement.

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - At the canal, Kim (Frazer Hines) shouts down to a Boatman (Robin Ford) who's busy painting. Looking down onto the Grand Union Canal towing path from Warwick Crescent in W9 with Westbourne Terrace Road Bridge in the distance.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga002. At the canal, Kim (Frazer Hines) shouts down to a Boatman (Robin Ford) who's busy painting. Looking down onto the Grand Union Canal towing path from Warwick Crescent in W9 with Westbourne Terrace Road Bridge in the distance.

salga002n. Health and Safety clearly demands railings now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2016)

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Freddy (Christopher Warbey), Pat (Mandy Harper), Ali (Ali Allen) and Kim persuade the Boatman to let them finish painting his narrow boat while he rests. The junction of the Grand Union Canal's Regent's Canal and Paddington Branch in Maida Vale.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga003. Freddy (Christopher Warbey), Pat (Mandy Harper), Ali (Ali Allen) and Kim persuade the Boatman to let them finish painting his narrow boat while he rests. The junction of the Grand Union Canal's Regent's Canal and Paddington Branch in Maida Vale.

salga003n. All the painting has been done for this year. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2016)

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - The children start painting as the Boatman falls asleep in the cabin. In the background stand properties on Blomfield Road. The area was also seen in 'The End of the Affair', 'Blue Lamp', 'Georgie Girl' and 'The Monster of Highgate Ponds'.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga004. The children start painting as the Boatman falls asleep in the cabin. In the background stand properties on Blomfield Road. The area was also seen in 'The End of the Affair', 'Blue Lamp', 'Georgie Girl' and 'The Monster of Highgate Ponds'.

salga004n. A tranquil autumn day. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2016)

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - When he wakes up the Boatman is furious to see the whole of his boat painted yellow and the children make a run for it. Regent's Canal in London's Little Venice.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga005. When he wakes up the Boatman is furious to see the whole of his boat painted yellow and the children make a run for it. Regent's Canal in London's Little Venice.

salga005n. I struggled to find a reference point for this shot, so very happy for it to be replaced. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2016)

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Trying again to raise the required cash, Ali and Pat start a dog washing service. The corner of Colebrooke Row and Gerrard Road N1 with the Church of St John the Evangelist on Duncan Terrace in the background.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga006. Trying again to raise the required cash, Ali and Pat start a dog washing service. The corner of Colebrooke Row and Gerrard Road N1 with the Church of St John the Evangelist on Duncan Terrace in the background.

salga006n. Greenery obscure the view in this picture by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-02-2016)

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Deciding to wash cars instead, Freddie and Kim go in search of Mr. Caspanelli, a tea stall owner who has a car.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga007. Deciding to wash cars instead, Freddie and Kim go in search of Mr. Caspanelli, a tea stall owner who has a car.

salga007n. Peter took this looking towards Duncan Terrace from the corner of Colebrooke Row and Gerrard Road in Islington.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-02-2016)

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - At a nearby construction site, the two boys attract Mr. Caspanelli's attention and he agrees to let them wash his car.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga008. At a nearby construction site, the two boys attract Mr. Caspanelli's attention and he agrees to let them wash his car.

salga008n. Peter provides this comparison courtesy of a location identification by 'StoneAgeMan' from the Britmovie forum. This is Bramber overlooking Judd Street Park on Cromer Road in WC1.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-01-2017)

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - While Ali marches up and down with his sandwich board, Pat sets about washing Freddie's dog Sally again. Looking along Colebrooke Row from the corner of Gerrard Road, Islington N1.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga009. While Ali marches up and down with his sandwich board, Pat sets about washing Freddie's dog Sally again. Looking along Colebrooke Row from the corner of Gerrard Road, Islington N1.

salga009n. Peter was at the same corner, now with new buildings to the left but the row of chimney pots to the top right are still visible through the trees tops.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-04-2016)

Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Sally gets bathed for the fourth time. This corner of Colebrooke Row and Gerrard Road is now occupied by Hermitage House.
Salvage Gang, The (Children's Film Foundation)

salga010. Sally gets bathed for the fourth time. This corner of Colebrooke Row and Gerrard Road is now occupied by Hermitage House.

salga010n. Hermitage House seen in this image from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-04-2016)

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