Red Shoes, The

Date: 1948
Director: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Production Company: The Archers, Independent Producers

Stars: Marius Goring, Anton Walbrook, Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann
Location(s): London, Monte Carlo (Monaco), Paris (France)

Region(s): , ,

Storyline:

Hans Christian Anderson tale, about bewitched red ballet shoes, which doesn’t end well.

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Covent Garden Theatre, Drury Lane, London WC, Whoops, no, the Floral Hall, next door, but in Bow Street. Kindly corrected by Adrian Grepnold.

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From ground level. THe Floral Hall is now known as Paul Hamlyn Hall. SJ

Covent Garden Theatre, Drury Lane, London WC

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The same location now by Peter.

Covent Garden Theatre, Drury Lane, London WC

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Peter captured the same window which has been promoted to a door over the years!

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Old Covent Garden Market, now much gentrified

And probably the same place.

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Peter took this shot of the view looking from the old stage door of the Royal Opera House in Floral Street towards Zara, which has replaced Fredrick Warnes.

Mart Street says the street sign, back of the theatre.

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Closer to the ground and a longer shot for this now image sent in by Peter.

Mart Street says the street sign, back of the theatre.

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Altered since the extensions in the 80s and later, so this may not be quite the right place in Floral Street but the architecture is similar. SJ

Mart Street says the street sign, back of the theatre.

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Hmmm ... as above. SJ

Mercury Theatre. Was this off Sloane Street in Chelsea? No, says Adrian Grepnold, Ladbroke Road, Notting Hill... The faded sign is still there as it closed only in 1987. SJ

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There's the faded sign behind the tree. A lot of fenestral alteration to the old theatre. SJ

Paris, L'Opera, Galleries Lafayette in the background

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Paris, L'Opera, Galleries Lafayette in the background

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Paris, Galleries Lafayette in the background

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Unchanged. SJ

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Monte Carlo, top of a lift.

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Monte Carlo, top of a lift.

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Monte Carlo, top of a lift.

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Probably the, then, best hotel in Monte Carlo.

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Probably the, then, best hotel in Monte Carlo.

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Probably the, then, best hotel in Monte Carlo.

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Probably the, then, best hotel in Monte Carlo.

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No actors, but might give a clue to the whereabouts of the villa in 010.

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The villa

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The villa.

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The villa.

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The villa.

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Monte Carlo station, not to be confused with Carnforth, from Brief Encounter, they’ve both got clocks

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Monte Carlo station, not to be confused with Carnforth, from Brief Encounter, they’ve both got clocks

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Monte Carlo station, not to be confused with Carnforth, from Brief Encounter, they’ve both got clocks

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A hotel, supposedly in Monte Carlo.

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A hotel, supposedly in Monte Carlo.

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A hotel, supposedly in Monte Carlo.

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Paris, Arc de Triomph.

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Monte Carlo Station, “Train approaching platform……”,

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but wait a minute, Anton Walbrook, in the white hat, wasn’t supposed to be in this scene, he was in trs011. Whoops!!!

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Monte Carlo Station,

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Monte Carlo Station

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