Appointment in London

Date: 1953
Director: Phillip Leacock
Production Company: British Lion Film Corporation, Mayflower Productions

Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Dinah Sheridan, Bryan Forbes, Bill Kerr, Sam Kydd, Michael Ripper, Ronald Adam
Location(s): Cambridgeshire, London

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A grounded British wing commander risks court-martial to make his 90th bombing run over enemy territory.

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Also known as ‘Raiders in the Sky’ (US Title)

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The movie opens with panning shots of RAF Upwood, Huntington in Cambridgeshire.

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Some of the buildings at RAF Upwood, then in Huntingdonshire.

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The entrance gate of RAF Upwood near Huntington, Cambridgeshire.

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With his Air Crew, Captain Tim Mason arrives at the local country pub. The Goat public house on Upper Halliford Road, Shepperton identified by Alan Field on the Britmovie Forum.

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Captain Tim Mason (Dirk Bogarde) exits his car.

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Having arrived after his final mission, the Captain is greeted by the base's ground-crew rushing out to meet him.

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Captain Mason having achieve his final sortie, enjoys his "Appointment In London" here seen in a taxi driving passed The War Cabinet Rooms near The Admiralty Arch in London.

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And the final parting shot viewed out the front of the taxi towards Buckingham Palace in London.