Corruption

Date: 1967
Director: Robert Hartford-Davis
Production Company: Oakshire Productions, Titan International

Stars: Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd, Noel Trevarthen, Kate O'Mara
Location(s): East Sussex, London

Region(s): ,

Storyline:

A doctor goes to extreme lengths to restore the badly burned face of his fiance.

Additional Information:

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

Also known as Carnage (French and US Title)

 

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Sir John Rowan (Peter Cushing) arrives at a wild 60's party with his partner Lynn Nolan (Sue Lloyd). Holland Park Mews, London W11 identified by Simon James and also seen in ‘Time to Remember’, ‘In the Doghouse’ and ‘Crossplot’.

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These mews houses are very similar. Fortunately the double utility doors under the steps gave it away. The wild party is next door at 50, Holland Park Mews. SJ

Sir John and Lynn return home by taxi.... I reckon Eaton Place. SJ

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Yep, with scaffolding, looking east. SJ

The couple get out of the taxi.

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Still Eaton Place, SW1. SJ

Sir John carries the luggage as he follows Lynn to the front door.

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And we swing round to find 21, Eaton Place, SW1. SJ

Sir John and Lynn take a break to the south coast. Cuckmere in the South Downs National Park, East Sussex found by Steve Cook.

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To the right of the coastguard cottages. The now demolished coastguard lookout was also seen in 'On The Double'. SD

The couple arrive at their seaside retreat.

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Coastguard cottages, Cuckmere, East Sussex located by Steve Cook. The world famous cottages are most often photographed against the background of the Seven Sisters. SD

The pair relax in the garden overlooking the English Channel.

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As suspected by John Tunstill and confirmed by Steve Cook, the Seven Sisters as seen from Cuckmere on the South Downs, East Sussex. Photo taken from the garden wall of the cottage, replacing the Google Streetview image. SD

Sir John waits for a train, and his next victim, at Seaford railway station. Station Approach, Seaford, East Sussex.

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Seaford railway station platform now. SD

The next victim (Valerie Van Ost) waits on the platform. Seaford station, Seaford.

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Photo taken from the station platform, replacing the Streetview image. SD

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Scenery passes by through the carriage window as Sir Johns victim becomes apprehensive. Not a 'Reel Street' but a Reel Railway view. Unknown location.

A train passes in the opposite direction as Sir John carries out the murder on board.

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Passing Ringmer Road, Brighton, East Sussex, just after Falmer station on the line between Seaford and Brighton. SD

After the body has been concealed, Sir John leaves the train at Lewes.

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Platform 4 at Lewes station. SD

Sir John hurries out of the station after the murder. Station Road, Lewes, East Sussex.

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Now, without the phone boxes. SD

Sir John joins Lynn outside the station. Station Road, Lewes, East Sussex.

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Now. SD

The couple drive away from Lewes station, Lewes in East Sussex.

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Lewes station now. SD

Lynn gives chase when Terry, the next victim, escapes from the house. Cuckmere, East Sussex identified again by Steve Cook.

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Now, replacing my original photo with a matching blue sky version. SD

Lynn follows Terry (Wendy Varnals) onto the beach. Hope Gap beach, Seaford identified by Steve Cook.

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The steps are now further out from the cliff edge. SD

Sir John descends the steps onto the beach. Steve Cook advises that this is Hope Gap, the steps were replaced in 1979.

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The steps now. SD

Sir John runs after Lynn and Terry. Hope Gap once again, located by Steve Cook.

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Now with the very prominent replacement steps. Hope Gap beach was also seen in 'Mr Holmes'. SD

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