FILM : Villain
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Villain 1971 Richard Burton, Ian McShane, Nigel Davenport, Joss Ackland Bedfordshire, Berkshire, East Sussex, London, Middlesex, Surrey
Director : Michael Tuchner   Production Company : EMI  Region : LONDON T-Z,SOUTH EAST R-Z

A ruthless gangster plans a raid on a wages run but the job becomes complicated and another gang's members have to be used when time begins to run out.

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Villain - Panning seaward, the camera finds Brighton's West Pier where Dakin is sitting with his Mother and Duncan. The pier was also seen in 'Bank Holiday', 'Loot', 'The Night We Got the Bird' and many other productions.
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vill059. Panning seaward, the camera finds Brighton's West Pier where Dakin is sitting with his Mother and Duncan. The pier was also seen in 'Bank Holiday', 'Loot', 'The Night We Got the Bird' and many other productions.

vill059n. The West Pier now. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 04-08-2017)

Villain - Having his
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vill060. Having his "collar felt", Dakin is led away by the two Detectves. Looking onto West Pier from King's Road in Brighton. A similar view was seen in 'Smokescreen'.

vill060n. The pier remains as a rusty skeleton after two fires during 2003.

Villain - Matthews and Binney lead Dakin away after he's picked out in an identification parade.
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vill061. Matthews and Binney lead Dakin away after he's picked out in an identification parade.

Villain - Gerald Draycott (Donald Sinden) is shown compromising photographs of himself with Patti whilst being asked to provide Dakin's alibi.
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vill062. Gerald Draycott (Donald Sinden) is shown compromising photographs of himself with Patti whilst being asked to provide Dakin's alibi.

Villain - When Dakin's Mother passes away, the funeral is watched by Matthews and Binney. Kensal Green Cemetery on Harrow Road in Kensal Green W10 with the Anglican Chapel in the top left distance. The cemetery was seen in 'Theatre of Blood' and 'Steptoe and Son Ride Again'.
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vill063. When Dakin's Mother passes away, the funeral is watched by Matthews and Binney. Kensal Green Cemetery on Harrow Road in Kensal Green W10 with the Anglican Chapel in the top left distance. The cemetery was seen in 'Theatre of Blood' and 'Steptoe and Son Ride Again'.

Villain - After letting Dakin know that Lowis is being moved to a civilian hospital, Danny makes his way to a phone box. Leighton Road NW5 located by Denis Hoare who adds that 'The Assembly Rooms' public house stands in the right distance.
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vill064. After letting Dakin know that Lowis is being moved to a civilian hospital, Danny makes his way to a phone box. Leighton Road NW5 located by Denis Hoare who adds that 'The Assembly Rooms' public house stands in the right distance.

vill064n. William Lee provides this shot of the Sorting Office on Leighton Road. Image copyright Google.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-02-2017)

Villain - Danny calls Detective Inspector Matthews. Leighton Road in Kentish Town identified by Denis Hoare who also advises that the Royal Mail Office is Grade 2 listed and now converted into flats. (RL)
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vill065. Danny calls Detective Inspector Matthews. Leighton Road in Kentish Town identified by Denis Hoare who also advises that the Royal Mail Office is Grade 2 listed and now converted into flats. (RL)

Villain - A Police escort accompanies the ambulance carrying Edgar Lowis from the prison hospital. The junction of High Street with Silver Street and Mill Street in Bedford, Bedfordshire.
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vill066. A Police escort accompanies the ambulance carrying Edgar Lowis from the prison hospital. The junction of High Street with Silver Street and Mill Street in Bedford, Bedfordshire.

Villain - Webb waits outside the film's St. Peters West Hospital as the ambulance approaches. Marloes Road in W8 with the corner of Stratford Road on the right.
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vill067. Webb waits outside the film's St. Peters West Hospital as the ambulance approaches. Marloes Road in W8 with the corner of Stratford Road on the right.

Villain - As the ambulance passes through the gates, Webb walks to the entrance. The Lodge at the entrance of the former St. Mary Abbots Hospital on Marloes Road in Kensington identified by Greg. The location was seen in 'Say Hello to Yesterday' and 'Adventures of a Plumber's Mate'.
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vill068. As the ambulance passes through the gates, Webb walks to the entrance. The Lodge at the entrance of the former St. Mary Abbots Hospital on Marloes Road in Kensington identified by Greg. The location was seen in 'Say Hello to Yesterday' and 'Adventures of a Plumber's Mate'.

vill068n. The former hospital site is now occupied by luxury housing. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 11-07-2011)

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