FILM : Dance Hall
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Dance Hall 1950 Donald Houston, Bonar Colleano, Petula Clark, Natasha Parry, Jane Hylton, Diana Dors, Gladys Henson, Sydney Tafler London
Director : Charles Crichton   Production Company : Ealing Studios  Region : LONDON C-D

Four young factory girls escape the monotony of work by spending their evenings at the Chiswick Palais.

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

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Dance Hall [DVD]

Also see Sean Longden's blog about this film's connections at

http://rankandfile1.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/shared-locations-hunted-1952-dance-hall.html

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Dance Hall - Eve sets off for a night at The Palais.  The rather distinctive ironwork of Ebury Buildings on Semley Place in SW1 identified by Sean Longden.
Dance Hall

danha001. Eve sets off for a night at The Palais. The rather distinctive ironwork of Ebury Buildings on Semley Place in SW1 identified by Sean Longden.

Dance Hall - A friend waits for Eve.  Ebury Buildings on Semley Place.
Dance Hall

danha002. A friend waits for Eve. Ebury Buildings on Semley Place.

Dance Hall - A cycle race passes the accumulator tower on Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico. The flats behind the tower still stand on Johnson's Place but this section of road is long gone. The location was also used in 'Genevieve'.
Dance Hall

danha003. A cycle race passes the accumulator tower on Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico. The flats behind the tower still stand on Johnson's Place but this section of road is long gone. The location was also used in 'Genevieve'.

danha003n. Should be nearer: the other side of the wall. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 04-10-2012)

Dance Hall - The cycle race heads west along Grosvenor Road, London SW1. The area has been redeveloped.
Dance Hall

danha004. The cycle race heads west along Grosvenor Road, London SW1. The area has been redeveloped.

danha004n. It certainly has. Roughly where Darwin House of the Churchill Garden Estate is. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 04-10-2012)

Dance Hall - Phil arrives after getting a lift in a truck.  Alongside the Thames on Grosvenor Road SW1.
Dance Hall

danha005. Phil arrives after getting a lift in a truck. Alongside the Thames on Grosvenor Road SW1.

danha005n. And again. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 04-10-2012)

Dance Hall - Phil (Donald Houston) looks for Eve. Sean Longden locates this as Ebury Buildings and the same block is seen in 'Hunted' 007.
Dance Hall

danha006. Phil (Donald Houston) looks for Eve. Sean Longden locates this as Ebury Buildings and the same block is seen in 'Hunted' 007.

danha006n. And this building occupies the spot now. Image copyright Google Maps.
(Modern Photo Added: 06-04-2014)

Dance Hall - Rushing off to catch up with Eve.  Sean Longden identifies this as the forecourt of Ebury Buildings facing Ebury Square, which was hit by a flying bomb that did a lot of damage to surrounding properties.
Dance Hall

danha007. Rushing off to catch up with Eve. Sean Longden identifies this as the forecourt of Ebury Buildings facing Ebury Square, which was hit by a flying bomb that did a lot of damage to surrounding properties.

danha007n. And here's a shot taken within the square, SW1. The two trees are the same as is the centre building, which is also seen from a different angle in For Better For Worse. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 06-04-2014)

Dance Hall - Phil arrives at The Chiswick Palais, played by Streatham Gaumont, Streatham Hill, London SW2.
Dance Hall

danha008. Phil arrives at The Chiswick Palais, played by Streatham Gaumont, Streatham Hill, London SW2.

danha008n. Now a sad sight with a question mark as to when re-development might happen. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-11-2013)

Dance Hall - Phil takes a friend to a gliding club.  An unknown location that might be Dunstable Downs.
Dance Hall

danha009. Phil takes a friend to a gliding club. An unknown location that might be Dunstable Downs.

Dance Hall - Alec takes Eve for a drive.  Unidentified location.
Dance Hall

danha010. Alec takes Eve for a drive. Unidentified location.

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