FILM : Challenge, The
Page 5 of 8     . . .  72 filming location stills : 55 now location shots
< return to the film list
FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Challenge, The 1960 Jayne Mansfield, Anthony Quayle, Carl Möhner Hampshire, London, Middlesex
Director : John Gilling   Production Company : Alexandra  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

After serving time for robbery, a gang member's son is held to ransom when he recovers the stolen loot.

Screen captures uploaded by John Tunstill.

Also known as 'It Takes a Thief' (US Title)

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON - JUST CLICK THE LINK BELOW

The Challenge DVD [1960]

If you have any information regarding this film, any of the stills, or even better, some NOW shots please click here.

We are always looking for more help with identifying these filming locations and would be grateful for any positive identifications, snippets or references you can offer about these movie making locations.
To view the now location shot, just mouseover the filming location still.
Stills with a red border do not have a now shot.

Challenge, The - .......and the last one, I promise, and of course it is the Deers Hut in Liphook, Hampshire, close to the Longmoor Military Railway.
Challenge, The

itat040. .......and the last one, I promise, and of course it is the Deers Hut in Liphook, Hampshire, close to the Longmoor Military Railway.

itat040n. Lastly, to prove that it is indeed The Deers Hut, Liphook. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 20-03-2017)

Challenge, The - A substantial house but under windowed.
Challenge, The

itat041. A substantial house but under windowed.

itat041n. Location found by James Churcher....... from memory! On Longmoor Military Railway land GPS 51°5'3" N 0°52'28" W. It would certainly seem that the lack of windows was an element of the film. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-10-2016)

Challenge, The - Portico on the right, flats at the back and Jayne Mansfield in the middle. Princes Gate Court, Exhibition Road, London SW7 - See 048n
Challenge, The

itat042. Portico on the right, flats at the back and Jayne Mansfield in the middle. Princes Gate Court, Exhibition Road, London SW7 - See 048n

Challenge, The - Seriously poor quality housing, now probably all gone.
Challenge, The

itat043. Seriously poor quality housing, now probably all gone.

Challenge, The - A council block with fire escape on right.
Challenge, The

itat044. A council block with fire escape on right.

Challenge, The - JM has just, apparently, left 044 and stops at a
Challenge, The

itat045. JM has just, apparently, left 044 and stops at a "T" with more up-market accommodation.

Challenge, The - Meanwhile, back to ..... Gate Court.
Challenge, The

itat046. Meanwhile, back to ..... Gate Court.

itat046n. Princes Gate Court on Exhibition Road SW7. Geoff Dodd. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2015)

Challenge, The - There are the gateposts we saw in 026 at Princes Gate Court, Exhibition Road, London SW7 - See 048n
Challenge, The

itat047. There are the gateposts we saw in 026 at Princes Gate Court, Exhibition Road, London SW7 - See 048n

itat047n. It would take rather longer to exit now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2015)

Challenge, The - Now that's a good shot for you to identify.
Challenge, The

itat048. Now that's a good shot for you to identify.

itat048n. Neil Rigby has found Princes Gate Court on Exhibition Road, London SW7. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2015)

Challenge, The - A fine street, six lanes, in London?
Challenge, The

itat049. A fine street, six lanes, in London?

itat049n. Until those tourist coaches stop parking just there this Google Image is better than anything I could achieve. Cromwell Road, London SW7. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 07-01-2015)

Page 5 of 8     . . .  72 filming location stills : 55 now location shots
< return to the film list