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) - The Palace Pier.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br030. The Palace Pier.

br030n. Now. Brighton Pier (the more recent name for Palace Pier, although the locals prefer to stick with the old name!) Thanks again, Matthew!

Brighton Rock (1947) - The Palace Pier.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br031. The Palace Pier.

br031n. The Palm Court Restaurant is currently being refurbished. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 17-11-2017)

Brighton Rock (1947) - The Palace Pier.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br032. The Palace Pier.

br032n. I had my thruppence ready, but I couldn't find any deck chairs. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 17-11-2017)

Brighton Rock (1947) - King's Court Hotel, in the film. DEmolished and the site rebuilt as the Brighton Centre.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br033. King's Court Hotel, in the film. DEmolished and the site rebuilt as the Brighton Centre.

br033n. Now. Brutal! The Brighton Centre was opened in 1977. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 17-11-2017)

Brighton Rock (1947) - A still from the book
Brighton Rock (1947)

br033a. A still from the book "The British Cinema- The Lights That Failed", James Park, Batsford Books, showing the scene being made.

br033an. Now. The façade of The Grand Hotel is currently undergoing restoration work. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 17-11-2017)

Brighton Rock (1947) - ....and one more time. Still of unknown origin.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br033b. ....and one more time. Still of unknown origin.

br033bn. This week, film maker Richard DeDomenici has been shooting a ten minute low budget version of the film called Brighton Rock: Redux. I didn't see the filming, so I don't know if they recreated this scene in front of The Brighton Centre. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 17-11-2017)

Brighton Rock (1947) - An hotel.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br034. An hotel.

br034n. Grand Hotel, Brighton. Original steps can be seen inside later glazed extension, built after the 1984 bomb attack.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-02-2012)

Brighton Rock (1947) - The Promenade.
Brighton Rock (1947)

br035. The Promenade.

br035n. Now. Marine Parade, looking towards the pier with the Terraces in the foreground. These were built on around 5 years ago; until then the view still looked much the same as the original photo. Matthew Ledbury once more.

Brighton Rock (1947) - The Palace Pier
Brighton Rock (1947)

br036. The Palace Pier

br036n. Now. Esplanade, looking at the pier, pic by Matthew.

Brighton Rock (1947) - The Palace Pier
Brighton Rock (1947)

br037. The Palace Pier

br037n. Now. Brighton Pier entrance. Yet again, thank you Matthew!

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