Dead of Night

Date: 1945
Director: Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer
Production Company: Ealing Studios

Stars: Mervyn Johns, Sally Ann Howes, Miles Malleson, Anthony Baird, Roland Culver
Location(s): Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, London

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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

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The country house of Eliot Foley and his wife. Miles Branscombe advises that this is Cholsey Grange Farm, Ibstone in Buckinghamshire.

Architect Walter Craig pulls up outside the Foley's house. Cholsey Grange Farm to the west of High Wycombe located by Miles Branscombe.

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Eddie Brazil provides this image of Cholsey Grange Farm at Ibstone, near the village of West Wycombe in Buckinghamshire.

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Eliot Foley (Roland Culver) greets Walter Craig (Mervyn Johns). Cholsey Grange Farm, Ibstone in Buckinghamshire found by Miles.

From the first story of the film. Hugh Grainger recovers in hospital after a motor racing accident. The rear of Pitzhanger Manor, Walpole Park off Mattock Lane, London W5.

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From a less lofty viewpoint in Walpole Park and in the midst of renovation. SJ

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Hugh has a premonition featuring a hearse and its Driver (Miles Malleson).

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Hugh Grainger (Anthony Baird) leaves hospital. Rob Beckwith identifies this as Ravenscourt Park Hospital, Hammersmith. (RL)

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Hugh waits for a bus that is doomed to crash. Rob Beckwith identifies this as Ravenscourt Park Hospital, Hammersmith. (RL)

In the fourth section of the film, golfing partners George Parratt and Larry Potter play to see who will win the hand of Mary Lee. Stoke Poges House and Golf Club in Buckinghamshire. Also seen in 'The Saint's Return', 'Otley' and 'Goldfinger' amongst many more.

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The bunker with the best matching angle, but no snow. SJ

After 'winning' the round, George marries Mary. St Mary the Virgin church in Turville, Buckinghamshire. The area was also used in 'The Pumpkin Easter' and 'Went the Day Well?'.

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The trees have had a field day. SJ

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Establishing shot of the asylum where ventriloquist Maxwell Frere is taken in the fifth segment of the film. Broadmoor High Security Hospital, Crowthorne in Berkshire says Di Davies.