FILM : Brandy for the Parson
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Brandy for the Parson 1952 James Donald, Kenneth More, Jean Lodge, Charles Hawtrey, Alfie Bass, Reginald Beckwith Devon, Dorset, London
Director : John Eldridge   Production Company : Group 3  Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH WEST

A young couple become involved with a smuggler after accidentally ramming his boat.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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Brandy For The Parson [1951] [DVD]

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Brandy for the Parson - Establishing shot of Paddington station's cab road in W2.  The location was seen in 'A Run for Your Money' and 'Miranda'.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa001. Establishing shot of Paddington station's cab road in W2. The location was seen in 'A Run for Your Money' and 'Miranda'.

Brandy for the Parson - Bill Harper (James Donald) spots Petronilla Brand in the crowds at the station.  Paddington station, London W2.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa002. Bill Harper (James Donald) spots Petronilla Brand in the crowds at the station. Paddington station, London W2.

brapa002n. Now shot by Richard Lovejoy. It would have been even easier to spot her today.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-05-2013)

Brandy for the Parson - Bill and Petronilla Brand (Jean Lodge) get ready to catch their train.  Paddington station, London.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa003. Bill and Petronilla Brand (Jean Lodge) get ready to catch their train. Paddington station, London.

brapa003n. The same station now. Richard was too late to wave them off.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-05-2013)

Brandy for the Parson - Bill and Petronilla arrive at their very rainy destination. This looks very much like Maiden Newton station in Dorset.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa004. Bill and Petronilla arrive at their very rainy destination. This looks very much like Maiden Newton station in Dorset.

brapa004n. Clive Rideout confirms it is Maiden Newton and wonders whether the Rover is now in the skip!
(Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2014)

Brandy for the Parson - The couple set off down Station Road, Maiden Newton.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa005. The couple set off down Station Road, Maiden Newton.

brapa005n. Clive Rideout found a much better day for case-carrying. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-07-2014)

Brandy for the Parson - A sunnier day sees the Bill and Petronilla sailing  in the Kingsbridge Estuary. Near Salcombe, Devon.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa006. A sunnier day sees the Bill and Petronilla sailing in the Kingsbridge Estuary. Near Salcombe, Devon.

Brandy for the Parson - After accidentally ramming and sinking Tony Rackham's boat, the pair take him to France in their boat. Entering the harbour at Torquay, Devon.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa007. After accidentally ramming and sinking Tony Rackham's boat, the pair take him to France in their boat. Entering the harbour at Torquay, Devon.

brapa007n. Dave Wilson captured a similar shot, even the cloud cover, now that is dedication! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-08-2015)

Brandy for the Parson - The boat heads to moor up inside Torquay harbour.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa008. The boat heads to moor up inside Torquay harbour.

brapa008n. Dave Wilson reveals a more prolific boat ownership over the years. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-08-2015)

Brandy for the Parson - A gendarme walks his beat in a very French looking Torquay. Victoria Parade with St John's Church on the extreme left in the background.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa009. A gendarme walks his beat in a very French looking Torquay. Victoria Parade with St John's Church on the extreme left in the background.

brapa009n. Dave Wilson found that "L'eglise St John's" still very evident. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-08-2015)

Brandy for the Parson - The couple read an address given by Tony Rackham. The harbour at Torquay in Devon.
Brandy for the Parson

brapa010. The couple read an address given by Tony Rackham. The harbour at Torquay in Devon.

brapa010n. Dave Wilson captures the increased harbour traffic. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-08-2015)

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