FILM : Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River 1968 Jerry Lewis, Terry-Thomas, Jacqueline Pearce, Nicolas Parsons, Bernard Cribbins, Patricia Routledge London, Surrey
Director : Jerry Paris   Production Company : Columbia Pictures Corporation, Walter Shenson Productions  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

George (Jerry Lewis) plans to get money out of and old cohort, H William Homer (Terry-Thomas)when his wife, Pamela (Jacqueline Pearce) who is filing for divorce, demands he puts their house back in order after converting it to a Discotheque/Restaurant while she was away. George then decides to steal the plans to a new drill from Dudley Heath (nicolas Parsons), and get H William Homer to sell the plans to some Arabic investors for a fifty-fifty split.

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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Carrying on with his walking during the credits, George passes a display of artwork, but where?
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb011. Carrying on with his walking during the credits, George passes a display of artwork, but where?

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - The miracles of movie magic! George, continuing his walk, somehow manages to get from Piccadilly to King's Road in Chelsea SW3. The famous road was also seen in 'Smashing Time' and 'The Servant'.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb012. The miracles of movie magic! George, continuing his walk, somehow manages to get from Piccadilly to King's Road in Chelsea SW3. The famous road was also seen in 'Smashing Time' and 'The Servant'.

drtb012n. Peter mysteriously arrived in Chelsea too . . . . by bus! This is looking west from King's Road at the junction with Tryon Street.
(Modern Photo Added: 31-12-2016)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Still in bowler hat, George uses the zebra crossing to cross Anderson street whilst walking along King's Road, Chelsea, London.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb013. Still in bowler hat, George uses the zebra crossing to cross Anderson street whilst walking along King's Road, Chelsea, London.

drtb013n. On his way to Chelsea, Peter took this shot of the now defunct Chelsea Building Society is now a colourful '110 KING'S ROAD' . . . . whatever that may be.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-11-2016)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Having walked along this road, George pauses to donate to a charity. RL identifies this location as Hanover Street looking towards Regent Street, London.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb014. Having walked along this road, George pauses to donate to a charity. RL identifies this location as Hanover Street looking towards Regent Street, London.

drtb014n. The best shot possible as workers replacing a manhole cover had blocked the pavement behind Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-11-2016)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Initially passing this lady, George turns round and smitten with her and leaves a
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb015. Initially passing this lady, George turns round and smitten with her and leaves a "Will you marry me?" message along with his donation. The lady is Pamela (Jacqueline Pearce).

drtb015n. Peter captured this from a little further along the road.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-11-2016)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - The movie then cuts to this church for a wedding.This is the Saint Mary Magdalene Littleton, it is just around the corner from the Shepperton Studios.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb016. The movie then cuts to this church for a wedding.This is the Saint Mary Magdalene Littleton, it is just around the corner from the Shepperton Studios.

drtb016n. The long awaited repairs to the roof were in hand during my visit but I just managed to avoid the ladders. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2017)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - And we pan down to see George and Pamela leaving the church having just got married.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb017. And we pan down to see George and Pamela leaving the church having just got married.

drtb017n. The most intrusive ladders had been moved before I finally left. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2017)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - The movie goes on to show George dragging Pamela around the world to various adventurous locations, all of which are stage shots. Increasingly we see Pamela is getting bored with this life and keeps hinting at wanting to be back in London. We then see their home in this night shot which looks to have been filmed in daytime with filters.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb018. The movie goes on to show George dragging Pamela around the world to various adventurous locations, all of which are stage shots. Increasingly we see Pamela is getting bored with this life and keeps hinting at wanting to be back in London. We then see their home in this night shot which looks to have been filmed in daytime with filters.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - George seen here approaching the front door of his home.  Still with his short trousers and even, perhaps, long johns!
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb019. George seen here approaching the front door of his home. Still with his short trousers and even, perhaps, long johns!

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - George's home now converted to a Discotheque/Restaurant.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb020. George's home now converted to a Discotheque/Restaurant.

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