A while back I decided to "Hunt" down some of the locations used in this 1972 classic "For The Love Of Ada". Not sure how many if any of you have seen the film, which was the spin off from the series of the same name. It starred a few old familiar faces, including Arthur English, Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Jack Smethurst, Barbara Mitchell & Larry Martyn.
The main location from the film was a Cemetery. The one used in the film was Teddington Cemetery in Richmond. Incidentally, there are a few notable burials there, including Neil Aspinall (Beatles / Apple) & Kenneth MacDonald who played Mike in Only Fools And Horses.
Here are a selection of then and now photos. Hope you enjoy them.
Post by Charles Bronson on Oct 28, 2015 14:59:27 GMT
Thanks for the photos Gene. I enjoyed looking at them very much. I haven't seen the film either, but I remember the series a bit, don't remember watching any of them though. Seems like they had a good cast. I can remember Barbara Mitchell in various things. Pity she died fairly young. I liked her. I visited a London cemetery myself, a couple of years back, one Saturday before a "Meet". For something to fill the time in. I went to see the grave of one of my comedy heroes. I also noticed that nearby in a garden, Wilfred Brambell's ashes had been scattered. Anyway, sorry to get off subject. I will try to get hold of this film myself. Charles.