Trog

Date: 1970
Director: Freddie Francis
Production Company: Herman Cohen Productions

Stars: Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Bernard Kay, Kim Braden
Location(s): Berkshire, Buckinghamshire

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A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery in an attempt to communicate with a primitive troglodyte discovered in a cave.

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Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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A police car speeds into the Brocton Research Centre after an incident that has resulted in the death of a potholer. New Lodge on Drift Road in Winkfield near Windsor in Berkshire.

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Inspector Greenham (Bernard Kay) enters the building to speak with Dr. Brocton and to question surviving caver Malcolm Travers. New Lodge in Winkfield, which was also seen in 'Asylum'.

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Malcolm Travers (Davis Griffin) follows Dr. Brockton (Joan Crawford) to the cave where his fellow potholer died at the hands of what seems to be a neanderthal man. Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire

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Decrying the spectacle, local businessman, Sam Murdock (Michael Gough) stands outside the cave entrance. Ivinghoe Beacon with the Whipsnade White Lion visible on Bedfordshire's Dunstable Downs in the distance.

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The Troglodyte is captured by Dr. Brockton and taken to the Research Centre. New Lodge on Drift Road, Winkfield.

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Ann Brockton (Kim Braden) and her mother take the troglodyte that has been nicknamed Trog into the grounds of the institute. The rear of New Lodge, Winkfield.

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Trog (Joe Cornelius) hesitates when Dr. Brockton asks him to throw a ball to her. New Lodge stands in the background.

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Police reinforcements are called in when Trog escapes after being let out of his cage at the centre by Murdock. Station Hill, Cookham in Berkshire.

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The camera follows the Morris LD, followed by a Commer J4, into the forecourt of the Police Station. Station Hill in Cookham with the station in the right background.

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Since 1981 the former police station in Cookham has been a day centre named Elizabeth House.

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The vans come to a stand and Officers climb out, rushing into the Police Station. Outside the police station on Station Hill, Cookham in Berkshire.

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As the next day dawns, Trog finds his way into the nearby village. High Street in Cookham, Berkshire. The village also features in 'They Came from Beyond Space', 'The Adventures of P.C. 49: Investigating the Case of the Guardian Angel' and 'The Stud'.

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A Butcher (Bartlett Mullins) looks up at the sky after opening up shop as a Greengrocer arranges his produce. This looks very much like a studio set.

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After killing the Greengrocer and the Butcher, Trog continues to wander along the quiet roads.

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A car drives through the village. Filling the background are the buildings of Moor Hall off School Lane in Cookham, Berkshire.

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The Driver brings his car to a halt as Trog appears in the road ahead. Facing School Lane with Cookham Moor out of view to the left.

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Using his great strength, the primitive creature turns the car over. Looking into the road to Moor Hall from School Lane in Cookham.

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Leaving the car in flames, Trog makes his way into a wooded area.

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From the top of a rise, Trog looks down towards children playing in the park below.