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Search Aspect ( John Schlesinger )
Location - Leeds & District

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Green Lane, filming of "Billy Liar" (Wortley) (4 comments)
Black & White image1962. View shows film director John Schlesinger directing a scene from the film "Billy Liar", shot on location at a site just off Green Lane which was in the middle of major redevelopment with the demolition of many old terraced houses. Green Lane Primary School , also now demolished, is in the background. The film was adapted from the book of the same name by Leeds author Keith Waterhouse, who collaborated with Willis Hall, also from Leeds, to write the screenplay.
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Green Lane, filming of 'Billy Liar' (Wortley) (1 comment)
Black & White image1962. View shows film director John Schlesinger (facing camera) during the shooting of his film 'Billy Liar'. This scene was shot on a cleared area off Green Lane where old terraced houses had recently been demolished.
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Green Lane, filming of 'Billy Liar' (Wortley) (2 comments)
Black & White image1962. View of the set of the film 'Billy Liar' on a cleared site off Green Lane. On the right is director John Schlesinger. The site was chosen due to recent demolition of terraced housing making it ideal for the portrayal of a ruined city.
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