So Evil, So Young

Date: 1961
Director: Godfrey Grayson
Production Company: Danziger Productions Ltd.

Stars: Jill Ireland, Ellen Pollock, John Charlesworth, Jocelyn Britton
Location(s): Hertfordshire, London

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A young woman framed for robbery is sent to a reformatory where she endures the punishment of a sadistic female warden.

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Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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Inside the house of her former employer, Lucy and her friend Claire crack open the safe to steal jewellery. The Edgwarebury Hotel on Barnet Lane, Elstree in Hertfordshire.

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After Claire hits the Butler over the head when he discovers them, the pair split up as Lucy (Jocelyn Britton) leaves the house. The building is currently known as Laura Ashley - The Manor Hotel and also features in several other films including 'The Spider's Web', 'A Clockwork Orange', 'School for Scoundrels', 'Stardust (1974)', 'Never Too Young To Rock' and 'The Devil Rides Out'.

At Scotland Yard, Anne Turner is questioned about the robbery after Lucy plants the stolen items in her coat at a coffee bar. New Scotland Yard seen from Victoria Embankment in SW1.

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Yet another visit to "The Yard". (RL)

Having been framed by Lucy, Anne is sentenced to three years at a reform school.

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Geoff Dodd was lucky enough to gain entry a couple of years back and took this photograph of Immanuel College (formerly Caldecote Towers), Bushey, Hertfordshire. It also appears in 'High Road to China', 'Subterfuge' and 'The Abominable Dr. Phibes'. (RL)