Chance of a Lifetime

Date: 1950
Director: Bernard Miles
Production Company: Pilgrim Pictures

Stars: Bernard Miles, Basil Radford, Kenneth More, Geoffrey Keen, Hattie Jacques
Location(s): Gloucestershire, London

Region(s): ,

Storyline:

Run down engineering works with labour disputes, all come together with the invention of a new plough and also a management shake-up.

Additional Information:

Buy this film on Amazon link

Can you help:

If you have any information regarding this film, any of the stills, or even better, some NOW shots please contact us.


  • 'Now' required

The works.

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

A street.

Easily identifiable market town, if you know where it is! Imdb says Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

image no 13

Silver Street, Tetbury. Pics by by that dogged "gumshoe", Russel Groves, thanks Russell.

The building to the left of the road used to be a small hotel called The Talbot. It was converted to flats sometime during the early 1980s. Maurice Ricketts.

image no 14

image no 15

In and around Long Street, Tetbury. All proved by Russell Groves. Well done Russell, Thank you.

image no 16

  • 'Now' required

A London station, which just might give a clue as to where our hero has come from. Imdb says Waterloo, which doesn't serve Tetbury.

London, the Mansion House on the left, Poultry on the right and Queen Victoria street on the left.

image no 18

Mappen & Webb having been replaced by the Palumbo Building, which is home to a Wetherspoons Pub. Image by Peter.

City of London.

image no 19

No 71 Lombard Street, now a restaurant and Oyster Bar. (RL)

  • 'Now' required

The works, again.

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

  • 'Now' required

Someone else's works.

  • 'Now' required

The market town again, hopefully Tetbury.

image no 26

In and around Long Street, Tetbury. All proved by Russell Groves. Well done Russell, Thank you.

image no 27

image no 28

20i