Constant Husband, The

Date: 1954
Director: Sidney Gilliat
Production Company: Individual Pictures, London Film Productions

Stars: Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Margaret Leighton, Nicole Maurey, Cecil Parker
Location(s): Aberaeron, Ceredigion, Wales, Kensington, Millbank, Wormwood Scrubbs, Holborn, St. Paul's, London

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A comedy in which Harrison plays an amnesia victim, helped to reconstruct his past by a psychiatrist (Cecil Parker) only to find he has seven wives.

Additional Information:

“Watching this on London Live, the scene with Cecil Parker and Rex Harrison is by the pond is on Parkside SW19. I grew up in Wimbledon and became a postman for most of my 68 years, even recognising the garden wall opposite.”  With thanks to John Clark and a grab or two of this scene may follow soon.

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Aberaeron, Ceredigion, Wales. Ewart Morgan tells us that we are mistaken here and that these two photographs were taken of the Newquay Hotel in Newquay, Wales. Thanks for this Ewart, can anyone confirm with a photo please?

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Martin Underwood has sent this Google Image of what is now The Blue Bell Inn at South John Street, New Quay SA45 9NW. (RL)

Same place. The opening scene is in Newquay West Wales where Rex is waking up. Then there scenes from Aberaeron village which is about 5 miles from Newquay. Information from Ewart.

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Martin Underwood's wider Google Image confirming the distinctive location and what is now The Blue Bell at South John Street, New Quay, SA45 9NW. (RL)

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Harbourside, Aberaeron, Cardigan Bay, Wales

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Once more.

Can you photograph?

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Now. Aberaeron Harbour. Thanks to Richard Avison.

...and earn some money? See the "Rules" though.

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Now. Aberaeron Town Hall. Thanks again to Richard Avison.

Alan Coles found this location, Littleton House at Shepperton Studios on Studios Road, Shepperton in Middlesex.

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And Alan also provides this image as proof. The house is now used as production offices and also features The Old House Coffee Shop. Oh, and the blonde on the picture is Vera Day.

Olympia end of Kensington High Street, West London, Charles House in the background.

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Now. First photo of a set taken by George Murphey, Thanks George.

Charles House again.

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Now. Thanks George, but same place, no extra fee.

Charles House.

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Now. George Murphey again, thankyou.

Charlie's House.

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Now. Hammersmith Road/Kensington High Street, London W14. Houses on Addison Bridge Place still stand. SJ.

House of Charles.

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Now. Again, more thanks to George.

House of Charlie.

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Now. George again.

Millbank House, Millbank, London

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Now. George strikes again, another tenner.

Millbank House

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Now. Same place, same time, George Murphey, the happy snapper also took this one.


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Now. Thanks George.

Once More

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Now - Marc Maitland

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Wormwood Scrubbs Prison, Ducane Road, West London

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The Scrubbs

The Old Bailey, the old Central Criminal Court.

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Now. George hot on the trail.

Once more

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Now. George again, but same place. But who's the pretty girl??????

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Again???..or is it? MMMmmmm, difficult one this.

Wormwood scrubs again.

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Now. From George.

More Scrubbs.

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A car park has replaced the low buildings outside on Du Cane Road. SJ.

Scrubbs again.

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The passageway, the drive between the prison and Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea hospital, but called The Hammersmith Hospital. Is that clear?

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Now. Well spotted George, not an easy one that, thankyou, George.