Devil Rides Out, The

Date: 1968
Director: Terence Fisher
Production Company: Hammer Film Productions

Stars: Christopher Lee, Leon Greene, Charles Grey, Patrick Mower, Sarah Lawson, Paul Eddington, Nike Arrighi
Location(s): Home Counties, Hammer home ground



Denis Wheatley and the Black Beast…again. And Christopher Lee fights for the good guys for once. SJ

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Lee hails Greene at an airfield. Paul Brennan advises "The airfield is Panshanger, Hertfordshire. The control tower has been demolished". The location also appears in 'The Abominable Dr. Phibes' and 'Rentadick'.

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Comparison picture copyright Fred Cubberley.

Pretty village with a pub sign.

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John Morgan identifies the "pretty village" as Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire with the Red Lion PH on the right. He now has a good excuse to visit! In the meantime a Google Image supports. (RL)

Lawson emerges from our old favourite, the Edgwarebury Hotel.

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Now. SJ

Eddington and Lawson await Greene.

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Wrong angle (taken from the main door) but this is the middle mound of grass nowadays. SJ

The gatehouse to High Canons on Buckettsland Lane, Herts.

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Now, Google/SJ

Greene, crouching down, watches Gray and Mower emerge from High Canons, Herts. This is down a long drive and so can't be seen from Buckettsland Lane.

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Geoff Dodd provides a similar shot taken some two years ago with much less foreground activity. (RL)

Mower and Gray at High Canons. The location was seen in 'Murder on the Orient Express', 'The Satanic Rites of Dracula', 'To the Devil a Daughter' and 'The Boys in Blue'.

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A further shot from Geoff when he visited High Canons two years ago. (RL)

Lee and Greene arrive back at Edgwarebury.

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Now. SJ