FILM : Medusa Touch, The
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Medusa Touch, The 1978 Richard Burton, Lino Ventura, Lee Remick, Harry Andrews, Alan Badel, Marie-Christine Barrault, Jeremy Brett, Michael Hordern, Gordon Jackson, Derek Jacobi, Jennifer Jayne, Norman Bird, Philip Stone Bristol, Herne Bay, Kent, London
Director : Jack Gold   Production Company : ITC  Region : LONDON M-N,SOUTH EAST M-Q,SOUTH WEST

John Morlar, a writer, uses telekinesis to exploit his 'gift for disaster.' Originally uploaded by JT in 2008.

Revised by SJ in 2015 to include Bristol scenes prompted, with thanks, by Audrey Crook

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The Medusa Touch [DVD]

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Medusa Touch, The  - Burton's flat. Lightened in photoshop but it's still very dark. Other ground shots are seen further briefly.
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch001. Burton's flat. Lightened in photoshop but it's still very dark. Other ground shots are seen further briefly.

medusatouch001n. Darkness doesn't hold Jules Ballantyne back, Oakwood Court, Oakwood Court, London W14 supported with this Google View from Addison Road. Keep eating those carrots Jules. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 15-06-2016)

Medusa Touch, The  - One of those tantalising signs.
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch002. One of those tantalising signs.

Medusa Touch, The  - Wimpole Street, W1. Remick's practice.
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch003. Wimpole Street, W1. Remick's practice.

medusatouch003n. Door no longer matches the side panelling. And have the shoe-scrapers turned 90 degrees? SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 01-04-2015)

Medusa Touch, The  - Herne Bay, Kent. The young Burton plays on a family holiday with Jayne and Bird.
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch004. Herne Bay, Kent. The young Burton plays on a family holiday with Jayne and Bird.

medusatouch004n. Customary scaffolding for an RS now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2015)

Medusa Touch, The  - Jayne on the steps of 40 Central Parade, Herne Bay.
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch005. Jayne on the steps of 40 Central Parade, Herne Bay.

medusatouch005n. No one waving today. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2015)

Medusa Touch, The  - Bird by the entrance to
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch006. Bird by the entrance to "Fairveiw Hotel."

medusatouch006n. Any recent reports on Trip Advisor? (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2015)

Medusa Touch, The  - Central Parade, Herne Bay. The resort also features in 'French Dressing'.
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch007. Central Parade, Herne Bay. The resort also features in 'French Dressing'.

medusatouch007n. Thankfully they are all back at school now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2015)

Medusa Touch, The  - St Margaret's Bay, Kent. Note the added addition of  ruined monastery, also known as St Mary's or Reculver Towers on the cliff.
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch008. St Margaret's Bay, Kent. Note the added addition of ruined monastery, also known as St Mary's or Reculver Towers on the cliff.

Medusa Touch, The  - St Mary's, Reculver, just to the east of Herne Bay.
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch009. St Mary's, Reculver, just to the east of Herne Bay.

medusatouch009n. I have no idea how they achieved that angle but my shot is reversed, as was the film. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2015)

Medusa Touch, The  - Hmmm, bit more trickery here. Someone in
Medusa Touch, The

medusatouch010. Hmmm, bit more trickery here. Someone in "the local" said "that's Dover/St Margarets Bay". (RL)

medusatouch010n. Jon Opstad proves that the locals were indeed correct, it is St Margarets Bay and Jon confirms that the "ruins" representing Reculver were clearly a prop and nothing else as changed. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 13-06-2016)

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