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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.
21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London
21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.
21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London
21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)
South Mere lake
Here since the 1960s and in the film a Clockwork Orange
Location: Abbey Wood end of Thamesmead
Description: South Mere Lake is located in an open park with mature and young trees. It is a large lake, used for canoeing and sailing by Greenwich Waterports Centre. Thamesmead's high rise housing overlooks the lake, and it is close to the Thames, part of Plumstead Marshes. The lake was constructed in the late 1960s at the same time as the first part of Thamesmead.
The lake is most notably featured in the film 'A Clockwork Orange', in which Alex throws Dim and Georgie into the.
A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 film written, directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick, adapted from Anthony Burgess's 1962 novella A Clockwork Orange. It features disturbing, violent images, facilitating its social commentary on psychiatry, youth gangs, and other social, political, and economic subjects in a dystopian, future Britain.
Tagged in this Tour: A Clockwork Tour