FILM : Day the Earth Caught Fire, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The 1961 Leo McKern, Edward Judd, Janet Munro London
Director : Val Guest   Production Company : British Lion  Region : LONDON C-D

Nail-biting attempt to end the world when H-Bombs cause global disater by sending the Earth out of it's orbit.

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The Day The Earth Caught Fire [DVD] [1961]

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Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Trafalgar Square, no prizes.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc001. Trafalgar Square, no prizes.

dc001n. Now. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-11-2008)

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Battersea Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Fun Fair.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc002. Battersea Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Fun Fair.

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Battersea - The Fun Fair again, now all gone. The location also features in 'The Torture Garden' and 'The File of the Golden Goose'.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc003. Battersea - The Fun Fair again, now all gone. The location also features in 'The Torture Garden' and 'The File of the Golden Goose'.

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Battersea Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Fun Fair. Nothing to recognise here, nice car though.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc004. Battersea Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Fun Fair. Nothing to recognise here, nice car though.

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Fleet Street, maybe a set? Outside the Daily Express building.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc005. Fleet Street, maybe a set? Outside the Daily Express building.

dc005n. Not a set. Just Fleet Street strewn with the odd paper and car. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 15-01-2009)

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Battersea, there is still a pond in the park, but is it this one? No says Lynne Robinson: This boating pond was one of  the 'rides' within the funfair itself and not outside in the park, nothing now remains of the funfair.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc006. Battersea, there is still a pond in the park, but is it this one? No says Lynne Robinson: This boating pond was one of the 'rides' within the funfair itself and not outside in the park, nothing now remains of the funfair.

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Battersea Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Fun Fair.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc007. Battersea Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Fun Fair.

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Battersea Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Fun Fair.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc008. Battersea Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Fun Fair.

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Off Fleet Street, Dorset Rise.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc009. Off Fleet Street, Dorset Rise.

dc009n. Now. Off Fleet Street, Dorset Rise. Just the same. Nick Hall as contacted to identify the location, more correctly as St Bride's Avenue, London EC4 and refers to http://www.gyford.com/archive/2009/04/28/ www.geocities.com/TheTropics/Cabana/9424/page24.html for a picture and interesting background information. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-05-2015)

Day the Earth Caught Fire, The - Dorset Rise, Salisbury Square.
Day the Earth Caught Fire, The

dc010. Dorset Rise, Salisbury Square.

dc010n. Now. Dorset Rise, Salisbury Square. Brian Tunstill on the same corner. More correctly, St Bride's Avenue EC4 see dc009n. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-05-2015)

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