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Whatever Happened to Harold Smith

Alot of this was filmed in the old Richarson Knifes buildings that are at the end of Scotland Street near Sheffield's City Centre.

Inside one of thier big warehouses were scenes for the film studio, the main character's house and street scene's around his house.

I know this because I worked in the building opposite and my window looked onto the main warehouse door where they were filming.

As they kept asking if we could wait before starting our cars up for going home because they were in the middle of a scene they let us go and look around the set one day.

Lulu used to pop out onto the road in a little mini skirt for a crafty *** and for a 50+ year old lady she looked well :rolleyes:

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A crafty ***? Cigarette perhaps? Why do you use asterisks?

Lulu was attractive as a teenage star and still looks pretty darned crunchy today, she has kept her looks well.

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Here's a night scene filming location for Whatever Happened To Harold Smith on Campo Lane at the bottom of Vicar Lane

One of many Sheffield filming locations for this movie

I"ll dig some more out

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Whatever Happened To Harold Smith filming location - Campo Lane although the shops to the left are long gone

 

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The Roxy nightclub in Whatever Happened to Harold Smith was actually the old Adelphi on Vicarage Road in Attercliffe that was turned into a thriving disco  for the movie
What a film location!

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Silverstones in the top photo is how it appears in Whatever Happened To Harold Smith

The second shot is a photo of Silverstones at the bottom of Vicar Lane from way back

The whole building has long gone

 

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Whatever Happened To Harold Smith film location at Blast Lane in Sheffield City Centre next to the canal

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Blast Lane - Filming location for Whatever Happened to Harold Smith, a movie filmed in Sheffield  in 1999

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More Blast Lane filming location shots from Whatever Happened to Harold Smith - looking towards the canal basin and victoria quays

 

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More Whatever Happened to Harold Smith filming location shots of Blast Lane - before and after

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Hawley Street - another Whatever Happened to Harold Smith movie location filmed around the Campo Lane area (you can see Campo Lane a the top of the photo)

They certainly did like filming around this part of Sheffield!

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One of the fun things about hunting down filming locations for movies shot in Sheffield is that it takes you to unexpected places

This one is the University of Sheffield building on Brook Hill opposite the Childrens Hospital and Octagon

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Lo and behold later in the film guess where we are? 
Yep
The junction of Vicar Lane and Campo Lane again!
Outside the old Silverstones

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Does anyone recognise this filming location from the movie?

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Pure guesswork this one but it sure looks like Neill Road!

What do you reckon?

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The next filming location takes us to one road down from Campo Lane and onto Queen Street just two doors down from the Three Cranes pub!

 

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A few more locations if anyone recognises them?

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Ps - keep an eye out for a very early movie role for James Corden!

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And the previously mentioned Lulu on a night out in a club down Attercliffe!

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