FILM : Herostratus
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Herostratus 1967 Michael Gothard, Gabriella Licudi, Antony Paul, Peter Stephens, Helen Mirren London
Director : Don Levy   Production Company : BFI Experimental Film Fund, British Broadcasting Corporation  Region : LONDON H-L

A young poet hires a marketing company to turn his suicide into a mass-media spectacle.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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Herostratus - Maximilian Woodframe (Michael Gothard) runs through desolate streets. Looking south-west on the long demolished Hampden Crescent off Harrow Road in London W2.
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hero001. Maximilian Woodframe (Michael Gothard) runs through desolate streets. Looking south-west on the long demolished Hampden Crescent off Harrow Road in London W2.

hero001n. Things have changed at this location! (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2017)

Herostratus - The film is full of imagery and cuts between apparently unrelated scenes. Hampden Crescent, Paddington with the wall beyond the tin barricades hiding the Great Western Main Line railway.
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hero002. The film is full of imagery and cuts between apparently unrelated scenes. Hampden Crescent, Paddington with the wall beyond the tin barricades hiding the Great Western Main Line railway.

hero002n. Westbourne Green Sports Complex and the Westway now occupy the site. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2017)

Herostratus - Max continues his flight, but is this West London or have we now moved into the City?
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hero003. Max continues his flight, but is this West London or have we now moved into the City?

Herostratus - Shots switch between Max running through wasteland and through empty streets
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hero004. Shots switch between Max running through wasteland and through empty streets

Herostratus - With the same movement repeated over and over, Max runs towards the camera. Looking into St Mary Axe from Bevis Marks with a branch of Williams Deacons Bank on the extreme left. Found with help from RL.
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hero005. With the same movement repeated over and over, Max runs towards the camera. Looking into St Mary Axe from Bevis Marks with a branch of Williams Deacons Bank on the extreme left. Found with help from RL.

hero005n. As Peter says "nothing vintage remains". (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-05-2016)

Herostratus - Another cut to another location. This is facing southward on Laurence Pountney Lane EC4.
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hero006. Another cut to another location. This is facing southward on Laurence Pountney Lane EC4.

hero006n. Peter had to contend with building work behind him as he took this shot.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-12-2015)

Herostratus - The camera tracks Max as he runs up the narrow street. The west side of Laurence Pountney Lane remains recognisable.
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hero007. The camera tracks Max as he runs up the narrow street. The west side of Laurence Pountney Lane remains recognisable.

hero007n. A little further up the hill Peter takes a similar view.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-12-2015)

Herostratus - The shot continues . . . . a flash-forward maybe? Laurence Pountney Lane in the City of London.
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hero008. The shot continues . . . . a flash-forward maybe? Laurence Pountney Lane in the City of London.

hero008n. Peter also continues.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-12-2015)

Herostratus - Max nears the seedy apartment building where he lives. Harrow Road in London W2. These buildings were also seen in 'The Comedy Man'.
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hero009. Max nears the seedy apartment building where he lives. Harrow Road in London W2. These buildings were also seen in 'The Comedy Man'.

hero009n. Looking across the Harrow Road beneath Westway towards the approximate location. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2017)

Herostratus - Later in the film, Max gives his address as 176 Harrow Road in Paddington . . . . and this is it.
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hero010. Later in the film, Max gives his address as 176 Harrow Road in Paddington . . . . and this is it.

hero010n. And this is it now! (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2017)

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