FILM : Four Days
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Four Days 1951 Hugh McDermott, Kathleen Byron, Peter Reynolds London, Sussex?
Director : John Guillermin   Production Company : Roger Proudlock Productions as Vandyke  Region : LONDON E-G,SOUTH EAST E-L

Lucienne Templar the neglected wife of a financially embarrassed businessman is having an affair with her husband’s partner's son who works in the same company. When Francis Templar returns from a business trip to America, the affair is admitted, but Templar refuses to give a divorce. Believing that his wife is about to leave, Templar attempts suicide, but survives a fall although he loses his memory. Blackmail ensues but it is all resolved in four days!

A few frames after Francis Templar is seen boarding a plane, an Avro Lancastrian Reg. G-AGMM with BOAC livery is seen taking off. Stock footage, as this plane crashed in 1949 and was withdrawn from service! Francis is later seen returning from America, once again, on an Avro Lancastrian with BOAC livery but this time G-AGMA. This is also likely to be stock footage as it was withdrawn from service in January 1951. "A30yoyo" of pprune.org Forum believes that G-AGMA is landing on 28R London Airport (i.e. Heathrow)….the chimney visible on the left at that time being Technicolor’s plant. "WHBM" of pprune.org Forum advises that BOAC did not fly Lancastrians to America.

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Four Days - The film opens with Francis Templar (Hugh McDermott) teeing off, is that for No 10? Whilst playing golf with his wife Lucienne Templar (Kathleen Byron). Unknown location but could it be Seaford Head Golf Club, East Sussex?
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fourda001. The film opens with Francis Templar (Hugh McDermott) teeing off, is that for No 10? Whilst playing golf with his wife Lucienne Templar (Kathleen Byron). Unknown location but could it be Seaford Head Golf Club, East Sussex?

Four Days - An additional shot, as the camera pans, to aid identification,  a coastal course. I bet that development has grown.
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fourda001a. An additional shot, as the camera pans, to aid identification, a coastal course. I bet that development has grown.

Four Days - After retrieving his ball from the cliff edge Mr and Mrs Templar receive a message from their butler, Baxter (H.G.Stoker), that a telephone call has been received from Mr Keylin Snr asking that Mr Templar returns to the office.
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fourda002. After retrieving his ball from the cliff edge Mr and Mrs Templar receive a message from their butler, Baxter (H.G.Stoker), that a telephone call has been received from Mr Keylin Snr asking that Mr Templar returns to the office.

Four Days - Action moves to the City of London. Royal Exchange and Threadneedle Street, London EC2 to the left.
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fourda003. Action moves to the City of London. Royal Exchange and Threadneedle Street, London EC2 to the left.

fourda003n. All changed somewhat on the left hand side.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-03-2017)

Four Days - I thought that I knew the City of London but I cannot place this. Thanks to Peter's long term memory and the clock, he identifies this as Throgmorton Street from Threadneedle Street, London EC2
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fourda004. I thought that I knew the City of London but I cannot place this. Thanks to Peter's long term memory and the clock, he identifies this as Throgmorton Street from Threadneedle Street, London EC2

Four Days - A view of Templar’s business office building before cutting to him at his desk. Unknown location.
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fourda005. A view of Templar’s business office building before cutting to him at his desk. Unknown location.

Four Days - Action moves to Johnny Keylin’s (Peter Reynolds) apartment where his father tells him that he is aware of his embezzling funds from Templar’s business. Unknown location.
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fourda006. Action moves to Johnny Keylin’s (Peter Reynolds) apartment where his father tells him that he is aware of his embezzling funds from Templar’s business. Unknown location.

Four Days - The apartment block of Mr and Mrs Templar’s pied-à-terre where, the night before, his financial problems had been aired. Unknown location.
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fourda007. The apartment block of Mr and Mrs Templar’s pied-à-terre where, the night before, his financial problems had been aired. Unknown location.

Four Days - To save his business, Francis has to go to America and we cut to an airport and the view of a Douglas DC-3 (with thanks to
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fourda008. To save his business, Francis has to go to America and we cut to an airport and the view of a Douglas DC-3 (with thanks to "WHBM" of pprune.org Forum) which "A30yoyo" of pprune.org Forum believes could be Northolt.

Four Days - He doesn’t seem to be boarding that plane but maybe this was shot at Northolt.
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fourda009. He doesn’t seem to be boarding that plane but maybe this was shot at Northolt.

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