FILM : Defence of the Realm
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Defence of the Realm 1985 Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott, Ian Bannen, Fulton Mackay, Bill Paterson Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, London
Director : David Drury   Production Company : The Rank Organisation, National Film Finance Corp., Enigma  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

After a newspaper reporter helps expose a Member of Parliament as a possible spy, he finds that there's much more to the story than that. JT/SJ

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Defence Of The Realm [1985] [DVD]

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Defence of the Realm - Byrne on a press stakeout watches a taxi drop off a newsworthy customer. The glass above the seems to display Redcliffe Court.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm001. Byrne on a press stakeout watches a taxi drop off a newsworthy customer. The glass above the seems to display Redcliffe Court.

defrealm001n. 18 Redcliffe Square, London SW5. Thanks to Tony Reeves for this. Loaded back in 30/12/008. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 23-12-2014)

Defence of the Realm - A clearer shot of the block in Redcliffe Square.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm002. A clearer shot of the block in Redcliffe Square.

defrealm002n. 20 Redcliffe Square. Also loaded in 30/12/08. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 23-12-2014)

Defence of the Realm - Steps up from the Embankment, Boudicca's, or Boudicea's statue on the right.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm003. Steps up from the Embankment, Boudicca's, or Boudicea's statue on the right.

defrealm003n. Initially loaded back in 2008. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 22-12-2014)

Defence of the Realm - This house now being watched by Byrne is opposite the war memorial on Church End, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm004. This house now being watched by Byrne is opposite the war memorial on Church End, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.

Defence of the Realm - Another shot of houses on Church End, Haddenham.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm005. Another shot of houses on Church End, Haddenham.

Defence of the Realm - Most of the press think their victim is in the taxi. And there's St Mary's Church in the background. The pond, not visible in this shot, was seen in The Great Muppet Caper.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm006. Most of the press think their victim is in the taxi. And there's St Mary's Church in the background. The pond, not visible in this shot, was seen in The Great Muppet Caper.

Defence of the Realm - Don't quite know which way round we are, but HoP in background, I think.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm007. Don't quite know which way round we are, but HoP in background, I think.

defrealm007n. Now, initially loaded on 2008-08-21. From St. Stephens Tavern looking west. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 22-12-2014)

Defence of the Realm - Fleet Street and Ludgate Circus, London EC4
Defence of the Realm

defrealm008. Fleet Street and Ludgate Circus, London EC4

defrealm008n. The Punch Tavern with the railway bridge to Holborn Viaduct removed. 11/12/08. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 23-12-2014)

Defence of the Realm - Byrne's flat, London W1.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm009. Byrne's flat, London W1.

defrealm009n. Corey Lee-Koo provides an up to date shot now that the scaffolding hindering SJ's shot has been removed. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-03-2015)

Defence of the Realm - Is he being watched? The view from Byrne's flat.
Defence of the Realm

defrealm010. Is he being watched? The view from Byrne's flat.

defrealm010n. Unknown from 2007 until now. Old Marylebone Road, W1, next to St. Mark's Church. Info from Steve Cook, photo (29/09/14) by SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 24-12-2014)

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