FILM : Battle of the V-1
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Battle of the V-1 1958 Michael Rennie, David Knight, Patricia Medina, Peter Madden, Gregory Dark East Sussex, London, West Sussex
Director : Vernon Sewell   Production Company : Eros Films  Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH EAST A-D

Based on the true story of how the Polish Resistance provided the allies with crucial information on the German V-1 rocket.

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Battle of the V-1 - Poland, October 1942. All males from 22 to 42 are ordered to report for volunteer labour service. Unknown location.
Battle of the V-1

bavon001. Poland, October 1942. All males from 22 to 42 are ordered to report for volunteer labour service. Unknown location.

Battle of the V-1 - Stefan (Michael Rennie) and Tadek (David Knight), working as spies for the Polish Resistance, are herded with the other men into a labour camp. This set was built at Shoreham Beach.
Battle of the V-1

bavon002. Stefan (Michael Rennie) and Tadek (David Knight), working as spies for the Polish Resistance, are herded with the other men into a labour camp. This set was built at Shoreham Beach.

Battle of the V-1 - They realise the labour camp is in Peenemunde on the Baltic coast. Shoreham Beach, Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex, by the entrance to Shoreham Harbour.
Battle of the V-1

bavon003. They realise the labour camp is in Peenemunde on the Baltic coast. Shoreham Beach, Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex, by the entrance to Shoreham Harbour.

bavon003n. The rail track may have been for the travelling crane which used to be here.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-08-2017)

Battle of the V-1 - Stefan and Tadek wonder what the place is for. Shoreham Beach with the harbour wall to the left.
Battle of the V-1

bavon004. Stefan and Tadek wonder what the place is for. Shoreham Beach with the harbour wall to the left.

bavon004n. Scenes for 'The Flaw' were filmed slightly to the north of here.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-08-2017)

Battle of the V-1 - They suspect it could be a Nazi experimental station. Brighton B Power Station, Basin Road South, Shoreham Harbour, Southwick, West Sussex. Also seen in 'Shadow Of Fear' (1963) and 'Smokescreen'.
Battle of the V-1

bavon005. They suspect it could be a Nazi experimental station. Brighton B Power Station, Basin Road South, Shoreham Harbour, Southwick, West Sussex. Also seen in 'Shadow Of Fear' (1963) and 'Smokescreen'.

bavon005n. Brighton B Power Station was demolished in stages between 1988 and 1998. The smaller Shoreham Power Station was built to replace it.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-08-2017)

Battle of the V-1 - Stefan and Tadek are chosen to work inside the experimental station. Shoreham Fort, Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex. The fort was used as a film studio in 1914 by Francis Lyndhurst's Sealite film company.
Battle of the V-1

bavon006. Stefan and Tadek are chosen to work inside the experimental station. Shoreham Fort, Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex. The fort was used as a film studio in 1914 by Francis Lyndhurst's Sealite film company.

bavon006n. The barrack block on the left was demolished in 1959.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-08-2017)

Battle of the V-1 - While on cleaning duty, they discover an experimental V-1 flying bomb in a hanger. This could be the gas works which was east of the power station at Shoreham Harbour. The interior of No. 2 retort house was used in the bombing raid scene.
Battle of the V-1

bavon007. While on cleaning duty, they discover an experimental V-1 flying bomb in a hanger. This could be the gas works which was east of the power station at Shoreham Harbour. The interior of No. 2 retort house was used in the bombing raid scene.

Battle of the V-1 - A postman delivers Stefan's coded message to his wife Zofia (Patricia Medina). 11 Sussex Terrace, Brighton, East Sussex. The houses were demolished in 1958 and the road renamed John Street. The house stood directly opposite No. 30 which still exists.
Battle of the V-1

bavon008. A postman delivers Stefan's coded message to his wife Zofia (Patricia Medina). 11 Sussex Terrace, Brighton, East Sussex. The houses were demolished in 1958 and the road renamed John Street. The house stood directly opposite No. 30 which still exists.

bavon008n. Now, after redevelopment.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-08-2017)

Battle of the V-1 - Zofia takes the message to the cinema to give to Polish Resistance agent Stanislaw (Peter Madden). Pavilion Cinema, North Street, Portslade, East Sussex.
Battle of the V-1

bavon009. Zofia takes the message to the cinema to give to Polish Resistance agent Stanislaw (Peter Madden). Pavilion Cinema, North Street, Portslade, East Sussex.

bavon009n. The Pavilion Cinema closed in 1958. The building is now used by a plating company.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-08-2017)

Battle of the V-1 - The information about Peenemunde is sent to London. Bridge Street, London, SW1, with Parliament Square to the left.
Battle of the V-1

bavon010. The information about Peenemunde is sent to London. Bridge Street, London, SW1, with Parliament Square to the left.

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