FILM : Cast a Dark Shadow
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Cast a Dark Shadow 1955 Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh, Kathleen Harrison, Robert Flemyng, Mona Washbourne East Sussex, Hertfordshire
Director : Lewis Gilbert   Production Company : Angel Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST A-D

A clever fortune-hunter with a penchant for murder kills his elderly, supposedly rich, wife and manages to get away with it.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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Cast a Dark Shadow - Establishing shot of a band playing in Brighton's Western Bandstand. Looking towards what is now the Ramada Hotel on Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex.
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads001. Establishing shot of a band playing in Brighton's Western Bandstand. Looking towards what is now the Ramada Hotel on Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex.

cads001n. Now, the bandstand without the band. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 12-07-2015)

Cast a Dark Shadow - A long shot of Brighton's Bandstand.  Kings Road, Brighton. The Bandstand has recently been restored to its former glory.
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads002. A long shot of Brighton's Bandstand. Kings Road, Brighton. The Bandstand has recently been restored to its former glory.

cads002n. Now. Viewed from the Best Western Brighton Hotel, with thanks to the hotel management. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 12-07-2015)

Cast a Dark Shadow - Panning from image cads002 to the now destroyed West Pier.  Kings Road, Brighton.
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads003. Panning from image cads002 to the now destroyed West Pier. Kings Road, Brighton.

cads003n. All that remains now of the West Pier, viewed from the Best Western Brighton Hotel. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 12-07-2015)

Cast a Dark Shadow - Edward Bare arrives home with his wife Monica.  Unknown location.
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads004. Edward Bare arrives home with his wife Monica. Unknown location.

Cast a Dark Shadow - The congregation leave church after Monica Bare's funeral. D. Henderson tells us that the building to the right is the old library in Abbots Langley that burnt down in the 1970s.
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads005. The congregation leave church after Monica Bare's funeral. D. Henderson tells us that the building to the right is the old library in Abbots Langley that burnt down in the 1970s.

Cast a Dark Shadow - Monica's solicitor, Phillip Mortimer (Robert Flemyng) waits at the church gate. High Street in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire located by D. Henderson.
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads006. Monica's solicitor, Phillip Mortimer (Robert Flemyng) waits at the church gate. High Street in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire located by D. Henderson.

cads006n. A little less busy and perhaps more colourful. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-04-2016)

Cast a Dark Shadow - Mortimer talks with Edward
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads007. Mortimer talks with Edward "Teddy" Bare (Dirk Bogarde) and Emmie (Kathleen Harrison) the housekeeper. The gate to St. Lawrence the Martyr's Church on High Street.

cads007n. The gate is no longer retained. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-04-2016)

Cast a Dark Shadow - Edward helps Emmie into the car. High Street again with Miss Mead's sweet shop in the background.  Information from D. Henderson.
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads008. Edward helps Emmie into the car. High Street again with Miss Mead's sweet shop in the background. Information from D. Henderson.

cads008n. The sweet shop has, I would suggest, long gone. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-04-2016)

Cast a Dark Shadow - Mortimer watches as Edward drives away with Emmie. Facing southward on High Street.
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads009. Mortimer watches as Edward drives away with Emmie. Facing southward on High Street.

cads009n. As always, more street furniture. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-04-2016)

Cast a Dark Shadow - A stock or second unit shot of a Brighton holiday scene. Appears to be a lido alongside Kings Road, Brighton. It was actually a children's paddling pool to the east of the West Pier, when the development work of i360 is finished a comparative shot will be possible. (RL)
Cast a Dark Shadow

cads010. A stock or second unit shot of a Brighton holiday scene. Appears to be a lido alongside Kings Road, Brighton. It was actually a children's paddling pool to the east of the West Pier, when the development work of i360 is finished a comparative shot will be possible. (RL)

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