FILM : Ask a Policeman
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Ask a Policeman 1939 Will Hay, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Glennis Lorimer, Peter Gawthorne Surrey
Director : Marcel Varnel   Production Company : Gainsborough Pictures  Region : SOUTH EAST A-D

To save their jobs, a police sergeant and his constables make up a crime wave in a village without crime.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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Ask a Policeman - Jerry Harbottle (Moore Marriott) shakes dust from a rug outside his shop in the village of Turnbotham Round. A studio set included for completeness.
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askpo001. Jerry Harbottle (Moore Marriott) shakes dust from a rug outside his shop in the village of Turnbotham Round. A studio set included for completeness.

Ask a Policeman - Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot (Will Hay) and Albert Brown (Graham Moffatt) prepare to stop a car.
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askpo002. Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot (Will Hay) and Albert Brown (Graham Moffatt) prepare to stop a car.

Ask a Policeman - The speed limit signs are repositioned to make it easier to calculate the speed of vehicles. Facing in the opposite direction to image askpo002.
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askpo003. The speed limit signs are repositioned to make it easier to calculate the speed of vehicles. Facing in the opposite direction to image askpo002.

Ask a Policeman - Whilst escaping from a Headless Horseman driving a flaming hearse, Sergeant Dudfoot reverses the police car into the Squire's driveway. Distinctive brickwork may help to identify this location.
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askpo004. Whilst escaping from a Headless Horseman driving a flaming hearse, Sergeant Dudfoot reverses the police car into the Squire's driveway. Distinctive brickwork may help to identify this location.

Ask a Policeman - The Headless Horseman follows the police car.
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askpo005. The Headless Horseman follows the police car.

Ask a Policeman - After discovering that the Headless Horseman is part of a smugglers gang, the three inept officers steal a bus to chase after their lorry.
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askpo006. After discovering that the Headless Horseman is part of a smugglers gang, the three inept officers steal a bus to chase after their lorry.

Ask a Policeman - The lorry travels on with Sergeant Dudfoot, Harbottle and Albert following in the bus. Facing north on Hare Lane, Claygate, Surrey.
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askpo007. The lorry travels on with Sergeant Dudfoot, Harbottle and Albert following in the bus. Facing north on Hare Lane, Claygate, Surrey.

askpo007n. Robin Wareham sends this shot to replace Nick Hall's Google Streetview. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2017)

Ask a Policeman - Police officers alert headquarters about the stolen bus travelling through the Weybridge area. Hare Lane in Claygate near Esher, Surrey.
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askpo008. Police officers alert headquarters about the stolen bus travelling through the Weybridge area. Hare Lane in Claygate near Esher, Surrey.

askpo008n. The same place. Robin also provides this shot to replace the Google Streetview. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2017)

Ask a Policeman - The lorry slows as it passes through town.
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askpo009. The lorry slows as it passes through town.

Ask a Policeman - The bus is stopped at a traffic light where passengers begin to board.
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askpo010. The bus is stopped at a traffic light where passengers begin to board.

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