Dick Barton at Bay

Date: 1950
Director: Godfrey Grayson
Production Company: Hammer Films

Stars: Don Stannard, Tamara Desni, George Ford, Meinhart Maur
Location(s): East Sussex, London, West Sussex

Region(s): ,

Storyline:

Special Agent Dick Barton has been assigned to recover a kidnapped professor and de-activate a death ray before catastrophe occurs and a World War is declared.

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Dick Barton (Don Stannard) and Snowey White (George Ford) arrive outside the home of Professor Mitchell in this disappointingly dark film. Perhaps it was cheaper to film at night! Porchester Terrace in London W2.

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Peter reveals the location in this daytime shot.

Through the gloom, this does appear to be the real 28 Porchester Terrace in Bayswater.

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Arthur the dog allowed Peter into the garden to take this shot and we're grateful to the owner who wishes to remain anonymous.

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This gateway is harder to locate. Could it be at the studio in Bray?

It was possible to lighten this shot to reveal the signpost, but it doesn't give many clues.

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Rookwood Road, West Wittering, West Sussex, where it bends round into Cakeham Road, with Pound Road to the left. The signpost on the now widened bend pointed towards East Wittering and Bracklesham. SD

A final corrected shot of the lighthouse where the finále action takes place. Beachy Head Lighthouse in the English Channel off East Sussex.

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Now, after sixty six years of costal erosion. Also seen in 'The Chalk Garden'. SD

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