FILM : Brighton Rock (1947)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Brighton Rock (1947) 1947 Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Carol Marsh, Harcourt Williams Hertfordshire, Sussex
Director : John Boulting   Production Company : Associated British Picture Corporation, Charter Film Prods.  Region : SOUTH EAST A-D

A small-town hoodlum orders the murder of a rival and the police believe it to be suicide.

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Brighton Rock - Special Edition [DVD]

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Brighton Rock (1947) - Brighton. As above.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br011. Brighton. As above.

br011n. Now. West Street, looking down towards the sea. The arched doorway in the middle of the original is still there. Thanks again Matthew.

Brighton Rock (1947) - High Street? Brighton.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br012. High Street? Brighton.

br012n. Now. West Street again - the building with the lines down it is quite clearly visible today still. Matthew Ledbury.

Brighton Rock (1947) - High Street? Brighton.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br013. High Street? Brighton.

br013n. Now. Adjacent to the Clock tower, looking at building on the junction of West Street and Dyke Road. Another one from Matthew Ledbury.

Brighton Rock (1947) - Base of Victoria Clock Tower at centre of junction. Thanks to Sam Flowers.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br014. Base of Victoria Clock Tower at centre of junction. Thanks to Sam Flowers.

Brighton Rock (1947) - More. Queens Road according to Sam.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br015. More. Queens Road according to Sam.

Brighton Rock (1947) - and more. Queens Road again.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br016. and more. Queens Road again.

Brighton Rock (1947) - Approaching the station.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br017. Approaching the station.

br017n. Now. Queen's Road, immediately outside Brighton railway station. The large building in the middle of the picture is still the Queen's Head pub. Matthew Ledbury once more.

Brighton Rock (1947) - Bus terminal, station square.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br018. Bus terminal, station square.

br018n. Now. Railway station forecourt. The gate is exactly the same today as the one in the original picture! Matthew Ledbury.

Brighton Rock (1947) - A street, Brighton.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br019. A street, Brighton.

br019n. Now. Gloucester Road (uphill). Matthew Ledbury.

Brighton Rock (1947) - Maybe a pub in the background? Something Deposit? Sam Flowers thinks this might be North Road or upper end of Ship Street (an impressive classical-style building houses a sorting office mid-way).
Brighton Rock (1947)

br020. Maybe a pub in the background? Something Deposit? Sam Flowers thinks this might be North Road or upper end of Ship Street (an impressive classical-style building houses a sorting office mid-way).

br020n. Guy Legge, replaced the Google image with his own picture, much better. North Street, Brighton, the doorway to the then Blue Posts Pub is in it.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-07-2012)

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