FILM : Girl on Approval
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Girl on Approval 1961 Rachel Roberts, James Maxwell, Annette Whiteley, Ellen McIntosh London
Director : Charles Frend   Production Company : Eyeline Productions  Region : LONDON E-G

The trials and tribulations of foster parents who take on a troubled teenage girl.

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Girl on Approval - Stormount House, the children's home where a problematic Sheila waits for yet another family to take her home. With different spelling, this was Stormont House on Glenton Road in Lee, Lewisham. Alan Mitchell advises that it has now been demolished and a small housing estate built.
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girap001. Stormount House, the children's home where a problematic Sheila waits for yet another family to take her home. With different spelling, this was Stormont House on Glenton Road in Lee, Lewisham. Alan Mitchell advises that it has now been demolished and a small housing estate built.

Girl on Approval - John (James Maxwell) and Anne Howland (Rachel Roberts) arrive at the home to meet with Mary Gardner. The background buildings stand on Lee High Road SE13.
Girl on Approval

girap002. John (James Maxwell) and Anne Howland (Rachel Roberts) arrive at the home to meet with Mary Gardner. The background buildings stand on Lee High Road SE13.

Girl on Approval - After agreeing that Sheila can initially stop over for a weekend, the Howlands drive home. Located by Paul Canty who advises that this is the junction of Winn Road with Ashdale Road in Lee SE12.
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girap003. After agreeing that Sheila can initially stop over for a weekend, the Howlands drive home. Located by Paul Canty who advises that this is the junction of Winn Road with Ashdale Road in Lee SE12.

girap003n. Alan Mitchell provides an up to date shot of the location having only recently realised that his family home was just 10 minutes away. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - The camera follows as John steers into the driveway on Winn Road.
Girl on Approval

girap004. The camera follows as John steers into the driveway on Winn Road.

girap004n. Alan Mitchell provides an up to date shot of the same location witnessing the growth in car ownership. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - The car is parked and the couple get out as a neighbour leaves his house. Paul Canty identifies this as opposite Ashdale Road on Winn Road in SE12.
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girap005. The car is parked and the couple get out as a neighbour leaves his house. Paul Canty identifies this as opposite Ashdale Road on Winn Road in SE12.

girap005n. Alan provides this shot of the house, having the confirmation of the neighbour that it was the house used in the film. He was also able to ascertain that internally it remained exactly the same as in the film, "completely untouched". (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - After Anne gets a frosty reply when greeting their less than friendly neighbour, John crosses the garden to join her.
Girl on Approval

girap006. After Anne gets a frosty reply when greeting their less than friendly neighbour, John crosses the garden to join her.

girap006n. Another shot from Alan in what is now a 20mph zone. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - On the way to Mr. and Mrs. Howland's house, Mary Gardner brings her Mini to a halt as Sheila opens the door during an outburst. Exford Road in SE12, located with help from Paul Canty.
Girl on Approval

girap007. On the way to Mr. and Mrs. Howland's house, Mary Gardner brings her Mini to a halt as Sheila opens the door during an outburst. Exford Road in SE12, located with help from Paul Canty.

girap007n. It makes a change not to have a pole in the way of a "now" shot as I am sure Alan Mitchell would agree. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-03-2017)

Girl on Approval - Leaving a department store, Sheila (Annette Whiteley) walks with Anne and her children Stephen (John Dare) and William (Michael Clarke). Looking along Granville Grove towards Lewisham High Street with the still standing Joiners Arms to the right of centre.
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girap008. Leaving a department store, Sheila (Annette Whiteley) walks with Anne and her children Stephen (John Dare) and William (Michael Clarke). Looking along Granville Grove towards Lewisham High Street with the still standing Joiners Arms to the right of centre.

Girl on Approval - Anne looks over and notices that Sheila is holding a watch. Granville Grove in SE13.  This end of the road no longer exists, having been replaced by the new Police Station which occupies the site of Chiesmans department store.
Girl on Approval

girap009. Anne looks over and notices that Sheila is holding a watch. Granville Grove in SE13. This end of the road no longer exists, having been replaced by the new Police Station which occupies the site of Chiesmans department store.

Girl on Approval - Sheila handles the stolen watch before Mrs. Howland returns it to the store. Granville Grove in Lewisham with Lockmead Road in the distance.
Girl on Approval

girap010. Sheila handles the stolen watch before Mrs. Howland returns it to the store. Granville Grove in Lewisham with Lockmead Road in the distance.

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