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FACT OF THE WEEK: CHELSEA THE FILM STAR

As you wander through the beautiful streets of Chelsea, it’s easy to see why it is popular as a location for films. Here are a few of our favourites that have featured the neighbourhood on screen…

 

Blow-Up (1966)

Glamorous fashion photographer Thomas (David Hemmings) shows his portfolio to his agent at El Blason, 8-9 Blacklands Terrace, and attends a party on Cheyne Walk in this moody thriller.

 

A Clockwork Orange (1971) (main picture above)

Stanley Kubric’s iconic and disturbing film shows Alex (Malcolm McDowell) visiting the McDonalds on the Kings Road (which used to be the Chelsea Drugstore), which was shown as a record shop in the film.

 

Withnail And I (1986)

Withnail (Richard E Grant) and I (Paul McGann) go to visit Withnail’s lecherous uncle Monty (Richard Griffiths) at his home, which is 35 Glebe Place.

 

Match Point (2005)

Scarlett Johansson’s American actress character Nola goes to an audition at the Royal Cout Theatre in Woody Allen’s thriller.

 

A Good Year (2006)

Ridley Scott’s romantic comedy features the Bluebird Café on the King’s Road.

 

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker (2006)

Alex Rider (played by Alex Pettyfer) lives in St Leonard’s Terrace in the film adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s novel. 

 

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FACT OF THE WEEK: CHELSEA THE FILM STAR

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FACT OF THE WEEK: CHELSEA THE FILM STAR

As you wander through the beautiful streets of Chelsea, it’s easy to see why it is popular as a location for films. Here are a few of our favourites that have featured the neighbourhood on screen…

 

Blow-Up (1966)

Glamorous fashion photographer Thomas (David Hemmings) shows his portfolio to his agent at El Blason, 8-9 Blacklands Terrace, and attends a party on Cheyne Walk in this moody thriller.

 

A Clockwork Orange (1971) (main picture above)

Stanley Kubric’s iconic and disturbing film shows Alex (Malcolm McDowell) visiting the McDonalds on the Kings Road (which used to be the Chelsea Drugstore), which was shown as a record shop in the film.

 

Withnail And I (1986)

Withnail (Richard E Grant) and I (Paul McGann) go to visit Withnail’s lecherous uncle Monty (Richard Griffiths) at his home, which is 35 Glebe Place.

 

Match Point (2005)

Scarlett Johansson’s American actress character Nola goes to an audition at the Royal Cout Theatre in Woody Allen’s thriller.

 

A Good Year (2006)

Ridley Scott’s romantic comedy features the Bluebird Café on the King’s Road.

 

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker (2006)

Alex Rider (played by Alex Pettyfer) lives in St Leonard’s Terrace in the film adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s novel.