FILM : Man Upstairs, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Man Upstairs, The 1958 Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Donald Houston, Dorothy Alison, Virginia Maskell, Kenneth Griffith London
Director : Don Chaffey   Production Company : Association of Cinema Technicians (A.C.T.)   Region : LONDON M-N

The residents of a boarding house and a welfare officer clash with the police over how best to deal with a mentally unstable tenant who has become violent.

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Man Upstairs, The - Police arrive at a West London lodging house after being summoned when Peter Watson assaults Mr. Pollen. The story takes place in real time in the early hours of the morning.
Man Upstairs, The

manup001. Police arrive at a West London lodging house after being summoned when Peter Watson assaults Mr. Pollen. The story takes place in real time in the early hours of the morning.

manup001n. Located by Ray and Ron Glenister in Sydney, Australia as Elm Park Gardens, London SW10 looking towards Cranley Gardens, as a result of identifying what was, St. Peter's church that is now St Yeghiche Armenian Church in Cranley Gardens visible in manup009. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-04-2017)

Man Upstairs, The - As the night progresses, a searchlight is erected and aimed at the windows of Watson's room. Unfortunately, all the location scenes are filmed in the dark but at the bottom of the image can be seen a distinctive bay window.
Man Upstairs, The

manup002. As the night progresses, a searchlight is erected and aimed at the windows of Watson's room. Unfortunately, all the location scenes are filmed in the dark but at the bottom of the image can be seen a distinctive bay window.

manup002n. As a result of Ray and Ron's identification of Elm Park Gardens I was able, with subsequent confirmation and verification by them, able to establish the properties involved. The searchlight is turned on from the second floor window of No:100 Elm Park Gardens. First floor bay now replaced with three windows as have all properties on that side of the Gardens. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-04-2017)

Man Upstairs, The - A fire brigade turntable ladder is called in.
Man Upstairs, The

manup003. A fire brigade turntable ladder is called in.

manup003n. The fire engine was hiding No:100 and maybe part of No:102 but the scaffolded house was No:98 with the remodelling in progress and now with the white door. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-04-2017)

Man Upstairs, The - Inspector Thompson (Bernard Lee) speaks with the Army Lieutenant (John Charlesworth) who's arranging tear gas.
Man Upstairs, The

manup004. Inspector Thompson (Bernard Lee) speaks with the Army Lieutenant (John Charlesworth) who's arranging tear gas.

manup004n. Ground floor bay and front door of No:93 In view of the fact that No:93 is no more this will have to speak for the other shots involving the house. This side of the Gardens were demolished in favour of flats, sadly. Further detail is available at http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-04-2017)

Man Upstairs, The - When he surrenders, Peter Watson (Richard Attenborough) is taken from the building by Dr. Sanderson (Donald Houston). Detail around the door can be seen clearly. The front door of 93 Elm Park Gardens. (RL)
Man Upstairs, The

manup005. When he surrenders, Peter Watson (Richard Attenborough) is taken from the building by Dr. Sanderson (Donald Houston). Detail around the door can be seen clearly. The front door of 93 Elm Park Gardens. (RL)

Man Upstairs, The - Neighbours watch from balconies and windows. Ironwork is revealed in the shadows.
Man Upstairs, The

manup006. Neighbours watch from balconies and windows. Ironwork is revealed in the shadows.

manup006n. The portico and first floor balcony of No:104 but now remodelled. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-04-2017)

Man Upstairs, The - Watson is taken away by ambulance. The ambulance carries the legend 'Hammersmith Division'. The lit doorway of No:93 A lighten shot shows No: 95 boarded up. (RL)
Man Upstairs, The

manup007. Watson is taken away by ambulance. The ambulance carries the legend 'Hammersmith Division'. The lit doorway of No:93 A lighten shot shows No: 95 boarded up. (RL)

Man Upstairs, The - Normality returns to the street. A shot of the upper stories of the boarding house, which would look quite at home in Westbourne Park. No:93 Elm Park Gardens, London SW10 since demolished. (RL)
Man Upstairs, The

manup008. Normality returns to the street. A shot of the upper stories of the boarding house, which would look quite at home in Westbourne Park. No:93 Elm Park Gardens, London SW10 since demolished. (RL)

Man Upstairs, The - A last shot of the location appears at the end of the film. A spire in the right distance, but where is it?
Man Upstairs, The

manup009. A last shot of the location appears at the end of the film. A spire in the right distance, but where is it?

manup009n. Located by Ray and Ron Glenister in Sydney, Australia as Elm Park Gardens, London SW10 looking towards Cranley Gardens, as a result of identifying what was, St. Peter's church that is now St Yeghiche Armenian Church in Cranley Gardens but hidden by trees. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 23-04-2017)

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