Catch Us If You Can

Date: 1965
Director: John Boorman
Production Company: Bruton Film

Stars: Dave Clark, Barbara Ferris, Lenny Davison, Rick Huxley, Mike Smith, Denis West Payton, Clive Swift
Location(s): London, Bigbury-on-Sea, Burgh Island, Devon, Bath, Somerset, Middlesex

Region(s): , ,

Storyline:

Stunt man and model for meat do a runner, chased by executives over a wintry landscape.

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Screen captures by SJ

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St. Stephen's Church on the back of Manciple Street overlooking Tabard Gardens, London SE1.

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Now. The church has been replaced by the St George the Martyr rectory. SJ.

Tabard Gardens.

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Sidney Webb House, a hall of residence for King's College, has replaced the block on the left on Tabard Street. SJ

Looking south over Tabard Gardens.

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Now. SJ.

And again, towards Pardoner Street.

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Now. SJ.

Smithfield Market, London EC1.

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Grand Avenue looking north. SJ.

London Wall, built up in the mid 60s, seen in Blow Up, Italian Job, Crossplot, Sandwich Man, Sebastian and Life at the Top among others.

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Looking east and much changed but it was a popular location in the 60s. SJ.

Syon House, Brentford, Middlesex.

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Nick Cox found this on Flickr.

Syon House, Brentford, Middlesex.

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Unchanged. SJ.

Royal Crescent, Bath, Somerset, seen in the Wrong Box and Girl with Pistol.

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Outside 26 & 25 Royal Crescent, Bath. Our stalwart supporter Russell Groves took the pics.

Back to London SE1.

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Manciple Street, looking north. Harbledown House to the left confirms it. SJ.

The Dave Clark "Four" arrive at Royal Crescent.

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Royal Crescent. Pics from Russell Groves, thank you.

Round the corner of Royal Crescent.

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Now. Russell Groves.

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Frolics at the Roman Baths.

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A snowy scene. Is that turret still there? ... This is looking towards the church of St. Hugh in Charterhouse-on-Mendip, Somerset with thanks to Richard Pearson. (SJ)

Burgh Island across from Bigbury-On-Sea, Devon.

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Now, dominated by the art deco Burgh Island Hotel with a tariff which has to be seen to be believed. SJ.

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On Burgh Island.

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On Burgh Island.

Low tide.

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Inspiration for Agatha Christie's And Then There Were (sic) None and Evil Under The Sun. SJ.

Pilchard Inn still going but the "Ye Olde" dropped.

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Now. SJ. Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Lovejoy's TV episode was also filmed here.

Off they go, as the Dave Clark Five.

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A much higher tide. SJ.

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