Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (aka Doppelgänger)

Date: 1969
Director: Robert Parrish
Production Company: Century 21 Television

Stars: Roy Thinnes, Ian Hendry, Lynn Loring, Patrick Wymark, Herbert Lom
Location(s): Albufeira, Portugal, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire.

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The European Space Exploration Council decide to send astronauts to a planet that has been discovered in the same orbit as Earth but on the opposite side of the sun.

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Colonel Glenn Ross drives home after a meeting at EUROSEC. An unknown location near Albufeira in the Algarve, Portugal.

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Panning from image jtfss001. An unidentified location near Albufeira, Portugal.

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Colonel Glenn Ross (Roy Thinnes) about to enter EUROSEC headquarters. Neptune House in the Elstree Centre, Clarendon Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.

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Lise Hartman (Loni von Friedl) arrives at the headquarters. Neptune House, Clarendon Road, Borehamwood.

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After ejecting from a plane, astronauts John Kane (Ian Hendry) and Glenn Ross make their way back to the base. Somewhere in the Algarve, Portugal.

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Ross is drugged and taken from his home for interrogation when his claims about another planet are disbelieved. An unidentified location near Albufeira, Portugal.

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Now elderly, former EUROSEC director Jason Webb (Patrick Wymark) remembers the past. Heatherden Hall, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire.