Plaque

Gainsborough Film Studios

Inscription

London Borough of Hackney
The Gainsborough Film Studios, 1924 - 1949.
Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Balcon, Ivor Novello, Gracie Fields, ‘The Lady Vanishes’, ‘The Wicked Lady’ worked and were filmed here.

Hackney owns up: "The plaque states that 'The Wicked Lady' was filmed at Gainsborough when it was in fact filmed at the Gainsborough Lime Grove Studios at Shepherds Bush."

Site: Gainsborough Film Studios (1 memorial)

N1, Poole Street

Opposite, in Shoreditch Park, you will find Hitchcock's Reel, a sculpture by John Edwards in the form of a giant metal film reel, without the film. Prior to about 2015 this used to be at the Leonard Street / Paul Street junction.

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Gainsborough Film Studios

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Gainsborough Film Studios

Gainsborough Pictures was founded in 1924 by Michael Balcon. These Islington ...

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The Lady Vanishes

Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Filmed at Gainsborough Film Studios.

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The Wicked Lady

Director: Leslie Arliss. Filmed at Gainsborough Film Studios.

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Sir Michael Balcon

Born Birmingham. Film producer. Worked at Gainsborough Film Studios.  Went on...

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Dame Gracie Fields

Entertainer. Born over a chip shop in Rochdale, Lancashire as Grace Stansfiel...

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Hackney Council

Hackney Council was created in 1965 from the 3 Metropolitan Borough Councils ...

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