FILM : Father Brown
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Father Brown 1954 Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch, Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee London, Paris and Saône-et-Loire (France)
Director : Robert Hamer   Production Company : Facet Productions  Region : LONDON E-G,FRANCE

Father Brown is out to catch a master thief who is stealing works of art.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

Also known as 'The Detective' (US Title).

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Father Brown - Police rush to a warehouse following reports of a burglary.
Father Brown

fatbr001. Police rush to a warehouse following reports of a burglary.

fatbr001n. Whilst Googling the streets of Chiswick Jules found this one for us, that oft used favourite, Chiswick Mall, London W4 (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-11-2015)

Father Brown - A corner is taken at speed.
Father Brown

fatbr002. A corner is taken at speed.

fatbr002n. Only meters away Jules found the junction of Chiswick Mall and Chiswick Lane South. This Google shot shows that the "extension" has been taken away but the space will soon be consumed in greenery. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-11-2015)

Father Brown - As thief Bert Parkinson makes his escape, the police pull up and rush inside the warehouse offices where they find Father Brown in front of the open safe. Given the surrounding grabs Jules suggests that this must surely be the Fullers Brewery. (RL)
Father Brown

fatbr003. As thief Bert Parkinson makes his escape, the police pull up and rush inside the warehouse offices where they find Father Brown in front of the open safe. Given the surrounding grabs Jules suggests that this must surely be the Fullers Brewery. (RL)

Father Brown - When it's explained that he was returning 'the swag' after one of his parishioners had stolen it, Father Ignatius Brown (Alec Guinness) leaves the police station following a night in the cells.
Father Brown

fatbr004. When it's explained that he was returning 'the swag' after one of his parishioners had stolen it, Father Ignatius Brown (Alec Guinness) leaves the police station following a night in the cells.

fatbr004n. Jules Ballantyne finds another! 140 Thames Road, Chiswick and supports with this Google shot until we can get one for real. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 04-11-2015)

Father Brown - Bert Parkinson (Sid James) catches up with Father Brown when he sees him appear from the police station. Strand on the Green in Chiswick, London W4. The location was also seen in 'The Jigsaw Man'.
Father Brown

fatbr005. Bert Parkinson (Sid James) catches up with Father Brown when he sees him appear from the police station. Strand on the Green in Chiswick, London W4. The location was also seen in 'The Jigsaw Man'.

Father Brown - After the Sunday sermon, Father Brown leaves his church with Lady Warren (Joan Greenwood). Holy Trinity church, Brook Green, Hammersmith in London.
Father Brown

fatbr006. After the Sunday sermon, Father Brown leaves his church with Lady Warren (Joan Greenwood). Holy Trinity church, Brook Green, Hammersmith in London.

fatbr0006n. The door to the side. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 24-12-2015)

Father Brown - Bert exercises his duties in the new, legitimate role that the Father has provided for him - Lady Warren's chauffeur. Brook Green, Hammersmith W6.
Father Brown

fatbr007. Bert exercises his duties in the new, legitimate role that the Father has provided for him - Lady Warren's chauffeur. Brook Green, Hammersmith W6.

fatbr007n. Same tree: the church is to the left. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 24-12-2015)

Father Brown - As he walks back through the churchyard, part time sleuth Father Brown is attacked. Holy Trinity church in W6.
Father Brown

fatbr008. As he walks back through the churchyard, part time sleuth Father Brown is attacked. Holy Trinity church in W6.

fatbr008n. New building right behind me prevented an exact shot. The gateway has been bricked in, quite sympathetically. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 24-12-2015)

Father Brown - During the ensuing brawl, the Bishop's Secretary (Ernest Clark) appears. Next to Holy Trinity church looking towards Brook Green.
Father Brown

fatbr009. During the ensuing brawl, the Bishop's Secretary (Ernest Clark) appears. Next to Holy Trinity church looking towards Brook Green.

fatbr009n. There's the new building on the right. And a fence built next to the wall is obscuring the church for some reason. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 24-12-2015)

Father Brown - Charlie (Aubrey Woods) is introduced and it becomes apparent that the attack was an exercise. In the background stand St Joseph's almshouses next to Holy Trinity church in Hammersmith.
Father Brown

fatbr010. Charlie (Aubrey Woods) is introduced and it becomes apparent that the attack was an exercise. In the background stand St Joseph's almshouses next to Holy Trinity church in Hammersmith.

fatbr010n. Unchanged. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 24-12-2015)

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