FILM : Front Page Story
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Front Page Story 1954 Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Allan, Eva Bartok, Derek Farr London
Director : Gordon Parry   Production Company : Jay Lewis Productions  Region : LONDON E-G

At the last minute, a determined newspaper editor forsakes a planned vacation with his wife because of a hunch that an important story is about to break.

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Front Page Story - Having escorted him from the airport, Bruce, a Government PRO, bids Dr. Brukmann's farewell. Looking from the entrance of Barrie House towards Bayswater Road and Kensington Gardens beyond.
Front Page Story

frpast011. Having escorted him from the airport, Bruce, a Government PRO, bids Dr. Brukmann's farewell. Looking from the entrance of Barrie House towards Bayswater Road and Kensington Gardens beyond.

frpast011n. For a change, there are less cars and pedestrians in the comparison shot. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Front Page Story - The car bringing Daily World reporter Anthony Black turns into the road. Lancaster Gate W2.
Front Page Story

frpast012. The car bringing Daily World reporter Anthony Black turns into the road. Lancaster Gate W2.

frpast012n. Maybe I should have been a little to the north. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Front Page Story - The camera follows the car as it passes a prop telephone box.
Front Page Story

frpast013. The camera follows the car as it passes a prop telephone box.

frpast013n. More of Lancaster Gate, not a million miles from where scenes from 'Two Weeks in September' and 'Connecting Rooms' were filmed. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Front Page Story - As Black watches from a nearby pub, Dr. Brukmann leaves the hotel. Barrie House on Lancaster Gate, Bayswater.
Front Page Story

frpast014. As Black watches from a nearby pub, Dr. Brukmann leaves the hotel. Barrie House on Lancaster Gate, Bayswater.

frpast014n. Almost as it was at the time of filming. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Front Page Story - The scientist crosses the road towards the park. Looking across Bayswater Road to Lancaster Gate from . . . . Lancaster Gate, the entrance to Kensington Park.
Front Page Story

frpast015. The scientist crosses the road towards the park. Looking across Bayswater Road to Lancaster Gate from . . . . Lancaster Gate, the entrance to Kensington Park.

frpast015n. Same gates, different method of securing them. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Front Page Story - Dr. Brukmann passes through Lancaster Gate. This gateway into Kensington Gardens was built in the 19th Century and named in honour of Queen Victoria as the then Duke of Lancaster.
Front Page Story

frpast016. Dr. Brukmann passes through Lancaster Gate. This gateway into Kensington Gardens was built in the 19th Century and named in honour of Queen Victoria as the then Duke of Lancaster.

frpast016n. Entry is through the side gate today. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Front Page Story - The camera follows the Doctor as he walks into Kensington Gardens.  Behind the fence to the right, Bayswater Road heads into the west.
Front Page Story

frpast017. The camera follows the Doctor as he walks into Kensington Gardens. Behind the fence to the right, Bayswater Road heads into the west.

frpast017n. The hedge has grown, blocking the view of Bayswater Road. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Front Page Story - Looking along Lancaster Walk into Kensington Gardens from Lancaster Gate in London W2.
Front Page Story

frpast018. Looking along Lancaster Walk into Kensington Gardens from Lancaster Gate in London W2.

frpast018n. And this is how it appears now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Front Page Story - Inside the park Dr. Brukmann passes a matchbox to a Stranger who asks for a light. This is near the statue of Peter Pan next to the Long Water in Kensington Gardens.
Front Page Story

frpast019. Inside the park Dr. Brukmann passes a matchbox to a Stranger who asks for a light. This is near the statue of Peter Pan next to the Long Water in Kensington Gardens.

frpast019n. No such shady dealings going on here today. Picture by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-02-2017)

Front Page Story - Having seen the transaction, Black watches the Doctor walk away.
Front Page Story

frpast020. Having seen the transaction, Black watches the Doctor walk away.

frpast020n. A few more tourists in Peter's view.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-02-2017)

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