Blog for Year 1 Students at the Bartlett School of Architecture
Tuesday, 15 February 2011
Passport to Pimlico
Post-war film-makers shot the comedy Passport to Pimlico at the bombsite at the corner of Lambeth Road and Hercules Road after Vauxhall was hit heavily in 1949. The story involves a group of local residents finding that they are in truth Burgundians, declaring independence, being besieged by the government, and being sustained by food thrown to them by friends and neighbours, including those passing along the nearby Waterloo railway line
Below is the film, so if you have an hour and 20 mins spare...