FILM : Curse of the Crimson Altar
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Curse of the Crimson Altar 1968 Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Mark Eden, Virginia Wetherell, Michael Gough Hertfordshire, Middlesex
Director : Vernon Sewell   Production Company : Tigon British Film Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST A-D

A young man searching for his brother pays a visit to the remote country house where he was last heard from.

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Curse of the Crimson Altar - Whilst unpacking artwork, Robert Manning discovers a letter from his brother Peter saying that he is staying with J. D. Morley at Craxted Lodge.
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cucral001. Whilst unpacking artwork, Robert Manning discovers a letter from his brother Peter saying that he is staying with J. D. Morley at Craxted Lodge.

Curse of the Crimson Altar - When Morley advises that Peter Manning hasn't been seen, Robert heads for fictional Greymarsh. London Road in Shenley, Hertfordshire.
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cucral002. When Morley advises that Peter Manning hasn't been seen, Robert heads for fictional Greymarsh. London Road in Shenley, Hertfordshire.

Curse of the Crimson Altar - The MG turns into a petrol station. London Road, Shenley.
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cucral003. The MG turns into a petrol station. London Road, Shenley.

Curse of the Crimson Altar - Robert Manning (Mark Eden) asks the Attendant (Ron Pember) for directions to Greymarsh. The garage stood on London Road in Shenley and the site is presently occupied by a car dealership.
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cucral004. Robert Manning (Mark Eden) asks the Attendant (Ron Pember) for directions to Greymarsh. The garage stood on London Road in Shenley and the site is presently occupied by a car dealership.

Curse of the Crimson Altar - Later that evening, Robert arrives at the remote Craxted Lodge. The house is Grim's Dyke, Old Redding in Harrow Weald, Middlesex.
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cucral005. Later that evening, Robert arrives at the remote Craxted Lodge. The house is Grim's Dyke, Old Redding in Harrow Weald, Middlesex.

cucral005n. A heavily used location in the 60s and 70s. See Cry of the Banshee for notes on the blue plaque. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Curse of the Crimson Altar - After meeting Morley and his niece at the lodge and discovering candlesticks acquired by Peter, Robert takes a walk through the private graveyard. In the background stands Grim's Dyke in Harrow Weald.
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cucral006. After meeting Morley and his niece at the lodge and discovering candlesticks acquired by Peter, Robert takes a walk through the private graveyard. In the background stands Grim's Dyke in Harrow Weald.

cucral006n. Quite hard to pinpoint. This angle from the south, I believe, matches the mock Tudor markings the best but I couldn't step further back to find the prop gravestones as the undergrowth has taken over. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Curse of the Crimson Altar - The next day, Morley's niece Eve (Virginia Wetherell) leaves the house. Grim's Dyke was also seen in 'Futtocks End', 'Cry of the Banshee', 'Endless Night' and 'The Blood Beast Terror'.
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cucral007. The next day, Morley's niece Eve (Virginia Wetherell) leaves the house. Grim's Dyke was also seen in 'Futtocks End', 'Cry of the Banshee', 'Endless Night' and 'The Blood Beast Terror'.

cucral007n. et alii, if you'll pardon my Latin. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Curse of the Crimson Altar - Eve sets off for the home of Professor John Marshe where she works as a typist.
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cucral008. Eve sets off for the home of Professor John Marshe where she works as a typist.

cucral008n. A popular angle also seen in Cry of the Banshee. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Curse of the Crimson Altar - After breakfast, Robert heads through the grounds. The 19th Century Grim's Dyke has been in use as an hotel since 1970.
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cucral009. After breakfast, Robert heads through the grounds. The 19th Century Grim's Dyke has been in use as an hotel since 1970.

cucral009n. Not the most helpful obstruction! SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

Curse of the Crimson Altar - Robert comes across Professor Marshe's Chauffeur (Michael Warren).
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cucral010. Robert comes across Professor Marshe's Chauffeur (Michael Warren).

cucral010n. I never expected to find this but fortunately three out of the four posts survive from the boathouse and the trees help. This is the lake, since refilled and smaller after his wife had it drained, where W.S. Gilbert drowned. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2017)

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