House That Dripped Blood, The

Date: 1971
Director: Peter Duffell
Production Company: Amicus Productions

Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Nyree Dawn Porter, Denholm Elliott, Jon Pertwee
Location(s): Hertfordshire, Surrey

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Storyline:

A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house.

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An establishing shot of the house, rented out by estate agent A. J. Stoker. This is the lodge that was located behind a gate on Squire's Bridge Road, Shepperton advises Michael Garfield.

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The location of the lodge now. Viewed from just inside the gates. SD

The house from a different angle. Mike Garfield goes on to say that the building stood at the entrance leading to Littleton House in the grounds of Shepperton Studios. The building was also seen in 'On the Fiddle', 'Nothing Barred' and 'The Amorous Prawn'.

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Only the gates remain. The path to the left passes Littleton House, which is now the other side of a tall fence SD

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From 'Waxwork', the second segment of the anthology, Philip Grayson (Peter Cushing) walks past a public house on his way to town. Eamon Downey advises that this is the Queens Head, Weybridge, Surrey where he has enjoyed a beer or two whilst visiting Amicus locations. He also tells us that it is also the hotel where Neville stayed in the film. (RL)

After browsing antique shops, Philip spots 'Jacquelin's Museum of Horror'. Church Street at the junction of Minorca Road in Weybridge, Surrey.

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Well done Phillip.(JT)

On another occasion, Philip and his visiting friend Neville Rogers (Joss Ackland) walk through town. In the background stands Church House Antiques on Church Street, Weybridge.

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Reverse pov from 004.(JT)

The entrance to the waxworks. the corner of Church Street and Minorca Road.

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The Weybridge Hall.(JT)

After Neville has returned home at the end of his visit, Philip returns to the museum and spots his car. Looking into Minorca Road from Church Street, Weybridge.

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Yes, another one sorted.(JT)

Philip leaves the museum after seeing his friend inside, but the car has gone. Minorca Road, Weybridge, Surrey.

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..........and another.(JT)

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From the third story 'Sweets to the Sweet', housekeeper Ann Norton (Nyree Dawn Porter) walks with her employers daughter Jane Reid (Chloe Franks). IMDB suggests Tykes Water Lake, Aldenham Country Park in Hertfordshire but could it be the footbridge over the River Ash in Shepperton Studios' Littleton Park? Compare with image 007 from 'Daleks Invasion Earth 2150 AD'. It could indeed confirms Gordon Thomson, "definitely the bridge over the River Ash in the grounds of Shepperton Studios". (RL)

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