FILM : Crooks in Cloisters
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Crooks in Cloisters 1964 Ronald Fraser, Barbara Windsor, Grégoire Aslan, Bernard Cribbins, Melvyn Hayes, Davy Kaye, Wilfrid Brambell Cornwall, Hertfordshire
Director : Jeremy Summers   Production Company : Associated British Picture Corporation  Region : SOUTH EAST A-D,SOUTH WEST

A gang led by Walter Dodd carry out the smallest ever train robbery and hide out in a Cornish monastary.

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Crooks In Cloisters [DVD] [1964]

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Crooks in Cloisters - Walter Dodd (Ronald Fraser) and Lorenzo (Grégoire Aslan) talk in the monastery garden. Ashridge House, Ashridge near Berkhamstead in Hertfordshire which is also seen in 'Dracula: Prince of Darkness'.
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cic001. Walter Dodd (Ronald Fraser) and Lorenzo (Grégoire Aslan) talk in the monastery garden. Ashridge House, Ashridge near Berkhamstead in Hertfordshire which is also seen in 'Dracula: Prince of Darkness'.

cic001n. Lionel and Cynthia Sear did their best to capture the right angle given the erection of new buildings and fences. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-09-2015)

Crooks in Cloisters - Phineas (Wilfrid Brambell) confronts Walter in the monastery courtyard.
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cic002. Phineas (Wilfrid Brambell) confronts Walter in the monastery courtyard.

cic002n. Lionel and Cynthia viewing one of the gates at the front of Ashridge House, Ashridge, Berkhamstead in Hertfordshire from the inside.(RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-09-2015)

Crooks in Cloisters - The main gate of the monastery. Lionel and Cynthia Sear did not find this on their recent visit to Ashridge but with their usual determination and the invaluable co-operation and assistance of Mick Thompson, Head Gardener and Archivist, which is now fully acknowledged with thanks, it has been established that:
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cic002a. The main gate of the monastery. Lionel and Cynthia Sear did not find this on their recent visit to Ashridge but with their usual determination and the invaluable co-operation and assistance of Mick Thompson, Head Gardener and Archivist, which is now fully acknowledged with thanks, it has been established that: "It was the entrance to the old wood yard. This is adjacent to Tower Cottage which is the western extremity of the building. Assuming the footprint of the building to be broadly a rectangle this is in the northwest corner. The area, which lies behind the old stable and coach house, was used as the site of the current Fairhaven building that was constructed in the late 1980’s/early 1990’s. I assume this is when the gates were removed to leave what is now an open arch. " (RL)

cic002an. Mick advises that as this was a working area of the house and as a result there are not any images of the old woodyard apart from the Britain from Above aerial photograph from 1928, an extract which we show here with full acknowledgement and as required, the link to the source page. www.britainfromabove.org.uk/image/epw021335 At least we know where to look when someone next visits. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 29-09-2015)

Crooks in Cloisters - Phineas runs back in doors as his granddaughter June (Francesca Annis) sets off for the harbour.
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cic003. Phineas runs back in doors as his granddaughter June (Francesca Annis) sets off for the harbour.

Crooks in Cloisters - June walks to the harbour.
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cic004. June walks to the harbour.

cic004n. Francesca Annis is on the path that runs above the north side of the harbour at Portloe in Cornwall. Picture and information from Lionel Sear.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-01-2013)

Crooks in Cloisters - June again, entering the harbour from The Square in Portloe, near Truro, Cornwall.
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cic005. June again, entering the harbour from The Square in Portloe, near Truro, Cornwall.

cic005n. Lionel located the steps that lead up from the harbour near the Lugger Hotel.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-01-2013)

Crooks in Cloisters - June helps Brother Willy (Melvyn Hayes). Portloe, near Truro. The location was also seen in 'Haunters of the Deep'.
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cic006. June helps Brother Willy (Melvyn Hayes). Portloe, near Truro. The location was also seen in 'Haunters of the Deep'.

cic006n. Lionel Sear took this now shot of the Harbour at Portloe looking out to sea.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-01-2013)

Crooks in Cloisters - Long shot of the Harbour. Portloe, Cornwall.
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cic006a. Long shot of the Harbour. Portloe, Cornwall.

cic006an. Another great matching shot from Lionel. Looking down on the Harbour at Portloe from near the 'Flagstaff'.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-01-2013)

Crooks in Cloisters - Squirts (Bernard Cribbins) sits near the harbour. Portloe, Cornwall.
Crooks in Cloisters

cic007. Squirts (Bernard Cribbins) sits near the harbour. Portloe, Cornwall.

cic007n. Looking up from the Harbour at Portloe. Lionel Sear adds that The Lugger Hotel is on the right.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-01-2013)

Crooks in Cloisters - Squirts leaving Phineas' house.
Crooks in Cloisters

cic008. Squirts leaving Phineas' house.

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